Gritters in action in Northumberland tonight

A Northumberland County Council gritter on the Longhoughton to Alnwick road.
A Northumberland County Council gritter on the Longhoughton to Alnwick road.

Gritters will be out and about in Northumberland later today.

Northumberland County Council is carrying out precautionary gritting on all routes from 5pm.

After a bright and sunny day, a clear night is forecast with frost developing and a minimum temperature of -2C.

There could also be some local mist or fog patches.