Barrawoondang is the name for strong wind with thunder and lightning along with big rain.
Miriwoong people use these words to describe the weather at this time of year:
Warrayalng – (first flood) - The first heavy rains cause the rivers to flow fast and turn brown. Some fish are killed in these floods.
Ngoomelng – Clouds
Ngoomelng birrga ginayin jaloorr-gerring – The clouds are gathering up for rain.
Thegoobeling goowindayin – They (clouds) are getting black.
Jaloorr goowinda / Jaloorr goowiya – It’s going to rain.
Jaloorr goowindayin – Rain is falling down.