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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 28 January 2021

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Six chilly cities that will be warmer than parts of the UAE on Tuesday

Temperatures recorded in Al Ain have plunged to minus 5°C for several days

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It has been a cold winter across much of the UAE. Sales of coats have gone up and ice has been reported in more remote areas of the country, such as in Raknah, Al Ain, after temperatures plunged to minus 5°C.

Another frosty night is expected on Monday and into Tuesday morning.

Elsewhere in the country, Tuesday's forecast indicates that the mercury will drop to 6°C, although highs of 25°C are also expected.

With the northern hemisphere well into winter, here are five cities that will be warmer than Al Ain at 4am on Tuesday.

Updated: January 12, 2021 10:39 AM