That means your enchanted gear and racial bonuses provide no elemental protection, with foes suffering the same. Also dragons have grown tired of forward momentum.
In a quirky development, dragons have been sighted flying backwards. Naturally the community forums are aflame (in with a pun!) over the lack of resistance bonuses now plaguing Skyrim.
You can of course refuse to update the RPG to v1.2 until Bethesda release a new patch but that means you can't sign in to Xbox Live or PlayStation Network while you play. What does a backward flying dragon look like? See below.