THE gritters are out in Herefordshire tonight as temperatures plunge.

Herefordshire Council/Balfour Beatty Living Places say all priority roads will be gritted from 8pm (Friday), and again at 4am on Saturday.

Drivers are urged to take extra care and leave plenty of space between vehicles.

Temperatures may fall as low as -5C in places tonight, according to the Met Office.

There will be fog patches on Saturday morning, but they will clear to a cold but cloudy morning. Maximum temperature 7C.