Antiċiklun

Anticyclone: (that is, opposite to a cyclone)  a weather phenomenon defined  as “a large-scale circulation of winds around a central region of high atmospheric pressure, clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere, counterclockwise in the Southern Hemisphere”.

Plural: Antiċikluni

Bora

Cold and strong northern wind that is predominant on the shores of the Adriatic.

 

Buffura

A gust of wind.

Sors: Sqalli

Plural: Buffuri

Burraxki

Intermittent gusts of wind.

Sors: Sqalli

 

 

Ċiklun

Cyclone.

Sors: Taljan

Plural: Ċikluni

Ċiklun

Dgħaben

Urugan, whirlwind – plural of: Dagħbien

 

Fartan

Blowing in gusts (stated of strong winds)

Root: F-R-T

 

Fewġa

Breeze (generally cool)

Root: F-W-Ġ

Plural: Fewġiet

 

Fewweġ

To blow (a breeze); to ventilate.

Root: F-W-G

 

Ġazzaburell

Riħ li jqum ta’ malajr u li jkun ġej minn fuq il-baħar. F’Għawdex dan ir-riħ hu magħruf l-aktar bħala ‘riħ iż-żonqor’ jew ‘riħ żonqri’. Etim. dubjuża.

English: A strong wind that forms quickly at sea. In Gozo it is mostly known as riħ iż-żonqor or riħ żonqri.

Source: Martin Morana

Grigalata

North Eastern gale.

Source: Sicilian

plural: grigalati.

 

Impoppa

Riħ impoppa – a favourable wind.

Source: Sicilian

Impruwa

from the bow –  riħ impruwa – a wind which hinders, impedes progress. Against the elements, difficult.

Source: Sicilian

 

Ivventila

To ventilate.

Source: Italian

Riħ bati

English: light wind

Riħ fortuna

Strong wind that brings stormy weather with it, especially at sea.

 

Riħ fuq

Northerly wind; dry and cool wind from the north.

 

Riħ furan

Sea breeze.

 

Riħ Ġebli

Hot southernly wind that blows from the Sahara desert.

Also known as riħ il-ħamsin.

Riħ il-ħamsin

Hot southernly wind that blows from the Sahara desert.

Also known as riħ ġebli.

Riħ jobrom

Turbulence.

Ref: Ġużi Gatt