MOTORISTS heading through Hampshire are facing 15 miles of traffic this morning.

There are delays westbound on the A31 from Stoney Cross, leading to the M27 and all the way up to the M3 southbound at Otterbourne.

Travel information service Romanse says that there are delays of up to an hour for drivers heading westbound through the New Forest this morning.

Drivers are advised to check their route before travelling.