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Dinah did not seem to belong to that world of Hetty's, whose glance she dreaded like scorching fire.
This is the seventh year of the program, which enables the pilgrims to beat the scorching heat in Makkah and other holy places, Saudi Gazette reported.
Only, the scorching involved in this battle is poised to burn subscribers of one of the nation's two direct broadcast satellite services.
ASTORE -- Rama lake and Dewsai plains of Astore are attracting a large number of tourists these days from abroad and parts of the country to enjoy its natural beauty and take some respite from scorching heat in plain areas of Pakistan.
QUETTA -- All Parties in port-city Gwadar on Monday staged a protest outside DC office against 18 hours electricity break down in scorching heat demanded energy relief for people of Gwadar.
In Sambrial, an elderly man named Allah Rakha (67) died due to scorching weather.
Summary: Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], June 8 (ANI): Scorching heat wave conditions continues to affect most parts of north India and Punjab's Ludhiana is no exception as the mercury here touched 42 degree Celsius on Saturday.
A statement from the Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service said: "We are pleased to report that the crew managed to prevent the fire spreading to the building, with only some minor scorching to the exterior occurring.
KARACHI -- The scorching heat has continued to grip Karachi as the temperature has touched 41 degrees today (Tuesday).
However, as the temperature further increases, there will be a point at which the viscosity starts to increase due to scorching of the compound.
The average price of food in South Korea increased sharply in the fourth quarter of 2018 compared with other major advanced countries, data showed Saturday, apparently due to last year's scorching summer.
The concern is less powder will have burned before the bullet leaves the case, scorching the titanium cylinder.