Dubai creates new world record with fireworks on New Year

Dubai, Jan. 1: Dubai used a spectacular display of pyrotechnics to usher the New Year in the city, and created a new world record.

The stunning display of fireworks encircled the Palm Jumeirah, the World Islands and Burj Al Arab, Gulf News reported.

People braved chilly weather to assemble in the beaches of Umm Suqeium, Jumeirah and Jumeirah Beach Residence, early in the evening.

Families, with kids only months old, stood as early as 5pm to get the best possible view of the spectacle. (ANI)