GRITTERS will be out in force across Southampton tonight. 

The Met Office has predicted that temperatures will reach as low as -1 degree tomorrow (Thursday), and only as high as 5 degrees. 

Southampton City Council's fleet of gritters will hit the roads from 9pm. 

A spokesperson said: "Our gritters will be out from 9pm tonight, treating priority routes.

"If you are on an essential journey please take care as temperatures are expected to drop overnight."