tinder-dry

Related to tinder-dry: kindling, tinderbox
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tinder-dry

[ˌtɪndəˈdraɪ] ADJmuy seco, reseco
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Flames ripped across countryside left tinder-dry by an unusually hot summer and early autumn, fanned by strong winds as remnants of ex-Hurricane Ophelia brushed the Iberian coast.
A long period of unbroken sunshine has made for tinder-dry conditions across the countryside.
The fire broke out Tuesday afternoon and moved quickly through tinder-dry brush.
Parts of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore have been shrouded for weeks in a choking smoke haze from tinder-dry parts of Indonesia's Sumatra island.
THOUSANDS of people rushed to escape a massive wildfire charging across California's tinder-dry Sierra Nevada foothills and another out-of-control fire that broke out in Northern California, injuring four firefighters.
Alcalde said the number of fires is atypical for the area, and the team is trying to determine whether they're the result of tinder-dry conditions that have fueled the region's extreme wildfire season or something more nefarious.
Tinder-dry conditions have created ideal conditions for the spread of fires on Halkyn Mountain, with four outbreaks reported to North Wales Fire and Rescue Service (NWFRS) in the last month alone.
But in the third year of a historic drought, the tinder-dry western US state is battling near-record numbers of blazes.
Fires are still raging through tinder-dry wildlands in Oregon, Washington and California.
It started at about 1pm and spread quickly through tinder-dry grass and bushes while being fanned by the wind.
Soaring temperatures have set tinder-dry grassland on fire and sent a wall of flame roaring into the air near a hospital in east London.
Hot weather has also been blamed as part of the problem, as tinder-dry grassland becomes the perfect fuel for flames to feed on.