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5th Jul, 2022

YOUR PICTURES - The dramatic purple sunset and rainbow over Redditch

Tristan Harris 20th Jun, 2022 Updated: 20th Jun, 2022

RESIDENTS in Redditch and the wider Worcestershire area were wowed by a dramatic purple sky, punctuated with a rainbow.

We were sent the picture (above) by Kay Rogers.

Since then, others have followed…..

Picture by Tony Kelly. s

After the UK’s hottest day on Friday, Saturday was arguably the dreariest when heavy rain fell throughout the day and the colours in the sky did not look like they would be anything other than grey.

Picture by Stuart Cooke.

But, bizarrely, in the evening, the sun came out and showcased this dramatic purply-orange sunset with the rainbow.

Picture by Shelley Lewis. s

Did you also capture some great images of the skies on Saturday?

Picture by Ruth Watson Morris. s

If so, email them to or send them via Facebook messenger to the Redditch Standard Facebook page.

Picture by Claire Davies. s

Also, flip through the photos at the top of this article to see more of our readers’ pics.

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