Gritters will be out on the streets of Southampton tonight as temperatures are expected to plummet.

The vehicles will be on the roads from 7pm, tackling priority routes.

Gritters in the wider Hampshire area will also be out and about this evening, from 6pm in the north and central regions and from 7pm in the south.

Motorists are urged to be careful if travelling tonight.

The road surface temperature is expected to drop during the night.

Visit for more information on salting routes in the county.