Meaning of BEAR'S CAGE in English
- BEAR'S CAGE
[Slang], a region of storm-scale rotation, in a thunderstorm, which is wrapped in heavy precipitation. This area often coincides with a radar hook echo and/or mesocyclone , especially one associated with an HP storm
The term reflects the danger involved in observing such an area visually, which must be done at close range in low visibility.
A comprehensive English glossary of weather. Полный английский глоссарий погоды. 2012