LOOK: Your amazing photos of rainbows over Suffolk and Essex

A beautiful double rainbow over Hemingstone Picture: SHARON GODDARD

A beautiful double rainbow over Hemingstone Picture: SHARON GODDARD - Credit: Sharon Goddard

Your stunning rainbow photos have been pouring in. Is your picture included in our gallery?

A double rainbow over Whatfield Picture: KEVIN CLARKE

A double rainbow over Whatfield Picture: KEVIN CLARKE - Credit: Kevin Clarke

When beautiful rainbows briefly broke through the clouds following rain over Suffolk and Essex on Monday evening, many readers across the area took pictures.

A rainbow over Chantry Picture: RACHEL COOKE

A rainbow over Chantry Picture: RACHEL COOKE - Credit: Archant

With so many of us currently staying at home because of the lockdown, a large number of photos were taken over people’s own gardens or very close to home.

A rainbow over Ipswich Picture: LISA GLEED

A rainbow over Ipswich Picture: LISA GLEED - Credit: Lisa Gleed

Unusually, some of the photos show a striking double rainbow, including Sharon Goddard’s photo taken in Hemingstone, and Kevin Clarke’s photo taken over his back garden in Whatfield.

A rainbow over Ipswich on Monday night Picture: CHLOE FIDDY

A rainbow over Ipswich on Monday night Picture: CHLOE FIDDY - Credit: Chloe Fiddy

MORE - Watch Rainbow Trail spread across IpswichRainbows are regarded as symbols of hope and are currently very much in the public mind.

A rainbow shining through the clouds over Barham Picture: IAN MCDERMOTT

A rainbow shining through the clouds over Barham Picture: IAN MCDERMOTT - Credit: Archant

A Rainbow trail has appeared in windows around Suffolk and across the country, as families spread inspiring messages of love and support.

This photo shows the skies over Bramford Picture: SAMANTHA PEMBERTON

This photo shows the skies over Bramford Picture: SAMANTHA PEMBERTON - Credit: Samantha Pemberton


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Ipswich mum Crystal Stanley set up the Rainbow Trail Facebook group, which now has more than 159,000 members around the world.

A double rainbow over Barham. Picture: LYNNE ILLMAN

A double rainbow over Barham. Picture: LYNNE ILLMAN - Credit: Lynne Illman

An unusual view of a rainbow over Stowmarket Picture: BEVERLEY DRIVER

An unusual view of a rainbow over Stowmarket Picture: BEVERLEY DRIVER - Credit: Beverley Driver

A rainbow over the A12 at Kelvedon Picture: GARY JARVIS

A rainbow over the A12 at Kelvedon Picture: GARY JARVIS - Credit: Gary Jarvis

A rainbow over the A143 coming out of Stanton, near Bury St Edmunds. Picture: CARA BISLAND-COOK

A rainbow over the A143 coming out of Stanton, near Bury St Edmunds. Picture: CARA BISLAND-COOK - Credit: Cara Bisland-Cook

This atmospheric rainbow shot was taken over Chantry, Ipswich Picture: JAIDEAN DUFFY

This atmospheric rainbow shot was taken over Chantry, Ipswich Picture: JAIDEAN DUFFY - Credit: Jaidean Duffy

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