Your pictures of the vivid sunrise over Norfolk and Suffolk

High Pressure and still air left dozens of jet trails in the sunrise over Harleston in the Waveney V

High Pressure and still air left dozens of jet trails in the sunrise over Harleston in the Waveney Valley. Photo by Ian Carstairs - Credit: citizenside.com

If you were up early enough this morning you would have seen the colourful sunrise which lit the region's sky up in shades of red, yellow and orange.

Elmswell, Suffolk sunrise on the 18/01/17. Photo by Laurence Franklin.

Elmswell, Suffolk sunrise on the 18/01/17. Photo by Laurence Franklin. - Credit: Laurence Franklin.

And many people couldn't help but take a photos with hundreds of pictures being shared across social media of this weather phenomenon.

Elmswell, Suffolk sunrise on the 18/01/17. Photo by Laurence Franklin.

Elmswell, Suffolk sunrise on the 18/01/17. Photo by Laurence Franklin. - Credit: Laurence Franklin.

The heightened colour was caused by high pressure from the south east leading to a clear sky and cloud coverage to the north west of the region.

Norwich sunrise on 18.01.17. Photo by Jessica Barrett

Norwich sunrise on 18.01.17. Photo by Jessica Barrett - Credit: Jessica Barrett

This meant the sun was reflected off the clouds to the north and due to the clear skies the sunrise was more visible than usual.

Norwich sunrise on 18.01.17. Photo by Jessica Barrett

Norwich sunrise on 18.01.17. Photo by Jessica Barrett - Credit: Jessica Barrett

The clear skies also caused aeroplane contrails to become very apparent with the trails creating cloud-like criss-crosses across the sky which made the sunrise look even more spectacular.

Amazing patterns in the sky as the sun rose this morning over Stisted. Photo by Peter Bash

Amazing patterns in the sky as the sun rose this morning over Stisted. Photo by Peter Bash - Credit: citizenside.com

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Sunrise over Costessey on the 18/01/17. Photo by David Rushbrook

Sunrise over Costessey on the 18/01/17. Photo by David Rushbrook - Credit: citizenside.com

Dramatic red sunrise over Costessey on the 18/01/17. Photo by David Rushbrook

Dramatic red sunrise over Costessey on the 18/01/17. Photo by David Rushbrook - Credit: citizenside.com

High Pressure and still air left dozens of jet trails in the sunrise over Harleston in the Waveney V

High Pressure and still air left dozens of jet trails in the sunrise over Harleston in the Waveney Valley. Photo by Ian Carstairs - Credit: citizenside.com

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Wymondham sunrise on the 18/01/17. Photo by Stuart Dann

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Sunrise over Metfield. Picture Sue Hill

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