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Old 05-28-2016, 01:18 AM
parvezmahmood (Offline)
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I am from Pakistan and have lived in desert as well as on sea coast.
Dry heat can be more tolerable than humid heat but, and this but is significant, without water and adequate shade, the summer desert can draw water from body very rapidly and leave a dehydrated skeleton within hours.

Humid heat (>45C @ > 95% humidity) can suffocate a person.
Dry heat >=50C can suck out the water and leave the 10% behind in a heap.
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