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Torridness is a weather phenomenon and weather hazard characterized by extreme levels of heat and dryness. When afflicting human habitations, such weather is said to cause discomfort[1] and may cause inhabitants to alter their living arrangements.[2]


  1. ^ Herbert, Thomas. Some Years Travels Into Divers Parts of Africa and Asia the Great 4. Ed. p. 43.
  2. ^ Korrol, Virginia (1994). From Colonia to Community: The History of Puerto Ricans in New York City. p. 150.