Question: I am an eighteen-year-old student, all praise is due to Allaah. In the past Ramadaan, I travelled by a truck to an area at a distance less than that permit a fasting person to break Sawm (Fast); so, I observed Sawm and travelled. When I reached this area, I became extremely thirsty and broke my Sawm. Have I only to make up for this day or to make up for this day and pay Kaffaarah (expiation) as well?
Answer: If you broke your Sawm due to intense thirst, you have to make up for the day on which you broke Sawm... read more here.