In the spring of 1972, India's Chandka Forest, already scorched by drought, was hit by an unforgiving heat wave.
I was coming out of a drought, and here was so much passion.
But of course, drought will continue to be an intensifying problem for the Southwest.
Maybe God answered his prayer by sending the drought to California.
With the drought and fire came high winds, dust storms, record temperatures, and ramped up evaporation levels.
So these two, not yet aflame with drought, banished the arid phantom for a little while.
The calamity that most commonly befalls the comune is a drought, or the fear of a drought.
Beyond the corral were great reaches of maize, and there had this year been no drought to hurt it.
Many of the farmers have lost stock in consequence of the drought.
We went to see the opera at Lucca, and drought two of the dancers home to supper.
Old English drugað, drugoð "drought, dryness, desert," from Proto-Germanic *drugothaz, from Germanic root *dreug- "dry" (cf high/height) with *-itho, Germanic suffix for forming abstract nouns (see -th (2)). Drouth was a Middle English variant continued in Scottish and northern English dialect and in poetry.
From the middle of May to about the middle of August the land of Palestine is dry. It is then the "drought of summer" (Gen. 31:40; Ps. 32:4), and the land suffers (Deut. 28:23: Ps. 102:4), vegetation being preserved only by the dews (Hag. 1:11). (See DEW.)