This demon was a waterspout, and waterspouts in China are attributed to the battles of dragons.
They say to hit the waterspout in the centre where it joins the other from below will disperse it.
Look, if there are not a number of dead fish which the waterspout must have sucked up.
As for the night, instead of a drizzle he would have welcomed a waterspout.
The ship was lowered about a hundred feet away from the waterspout.
The seas were engulfing the ship so that the officers could not see the waterspout at all.
The waterspout was going to hit us, quartering on the starboard bow.
The perilous Jinn described in the above extract is the waterspout.
The balloon twisted about itself, as if whirled by a waterspout.
The rain dripped from his coat; he was deluged, a waterspout.