19 million-year-old wood chips were found in sediment layers in the Bay of Bengal.
Speaking to The Weather Channel Thursday morning, Rod Carroll, Chief of the Vidor Police Department in Texas, told reporters flooding in the town was "worse during this storm than it was during Hurricane Harvey."
Used to describe a storm, the term "bombogenesis" means "bomb cyclone."
Authorities have chosen not to move inmates in the storm's path. Those who remain face peril, including flooding and shortages of vital supplies.
Cyclones 2,500 miles wide gather at Jupiter's poles.
As Winter Storm Grayson barreled up the East Coast Thursday, the bomb cyclone pummeled the Northeast, causing dangerous floods in Boston.
Authorities have warned of "catastrophic" damage to Koro Island, Fiji's seventh-largest island.
The last January hurricane in the Atlantic was in 1955.
Tens of thousands of Yemenis have fled their homes in the wake of Cyclone Chapala.
Three people were killed, around 100 have been injured.
The government vowed safety improvements after dozens die last year, but tour operators say the measures aren't enough.
Climbing veterans, trekking organizations, and government talk safety as casualties near the popular trail climb and dozens more are rescued
Hudhud is a very severe cyclonic storm that could pack gusts of 195 km/h