UAE | Weather
People shiver in the bitterly cold nights
Health experts advise people to stay warm and avoid open areas to keep illness at bay
Flu and the common cold are communicable diseases caused by infectious agents and not ice cream and cold drinks
Anas, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Well, enjoy the cool weather now, summer is fast approaching in the next two months.
Allan B., Dubai, Philippines
Problem is not just the temparature. -30C is way too less than 5C, agreed. But with higher level of humidity and less to no air at all, cold weather of 5C could be lethal. Not to forget that this region's highest temperature in an year is almost 50-53C. High of that and low of 5C is crazy.
Vaidy, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Population resides in northern part of the world may find it funny how people froze to their bones in this kind of weather, but wait until they stay outside in the mid-summer season without complaining of the heat. Our body's reaction to the weather depends on our country of residence.
Keren, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Waiting for this weather for a long time, enjoying it a lot.
Ejaz, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
As I am an expat from Finland this news really makes a smile on my face. At the moment night temperature in Finland is -30 Celsius and people are living normal life and staying healthy! Hence I keep my t-shirt on and don't panick in Dubai
Paula, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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