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On Tuesday, flames quickly spread as the temperature ranged from 100 to 105 degrees, with light but variable winds and parching humidity hovering under 15 percent.
The "Scenes from the Present" in Martin Walser's Kaschmir in Parching revolve around who is to be elected mayor of Parching, a bedroom community just outside Munich.
One repercussion of last summer's parching heat appears to be a dramatic increase in the number of cities or regions exceeding the U.
After being plagued by a 20-year parching drought(SN:5/4/85,p.