Strongs Number: G2978
Orig: of uncertain derivation; a whirlwind (squall):--storm, tempest.
Use: Noun Feminine
Heb Strong: H5191 H5492 H5591
1) a whirlwind, a tempestuous wind
2) a violent attack of wind, a squall
2a) never a single gust nor a steady blowing wind, however violent, but a storm breaking forth from black thunder clouds in furious gusts, with floods of rain, and throwing everything topsy-turvy
For Synonyms see entry G5923