Q. With reference to the ‘bomb cyclone’ consider the following statements:
1.It is formed when the air of different air masses comes together.
2.It is a storm circulating counterclockwise around the low-pressure area.
3.It is a mid-latitude storm in which the central pressure drops rapidly.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 2 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D
Notes:

Statement 1, 2 and 3 are correct. Bomb cyclone also known as Explosive cyclogenesis is formed when the air of different air masses (cold, dry) comes together. It is a storm circulating counterclockwise around the low-pressure area. It is a mid-latitude storm in which the central pressure drops rapidly. The lower this pressure, the stronger is the storm.

Source: India Today