Breaking News First reported by Island Echo

GRITTERS TO HIT THE ROAD AS TEMPERATURE DROPS

UPDATED: Gritters will be heading out across the Isle of Wight road network during the early hours of tomorrow morning (Thursday).

Island Roads say their team will be treating carriageways from 04:30.

As reported by Island Echo earlier this week, local forecasters IW Met Service say that temperatures will be dropping overnight and throughout Thursday.

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The advice for motorists is to drive carefully and according to the road conditions.

UPDATE @ 12:03 – Island Roads will be gritting again for the second time today (Thursday).

Lorries will hit the road from 20:00 tonight.

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