Gritters out in Derbyshire with temperatures set to fall as low as -4

Gritting teams have been treating primary and secondary routes across the county.
Gritting teams have been treating primary and secondary routes across the county.

Temperatures are set to drop as low as -4 tonight across Derbyshire, with the Met Office forecasting a widespread frost.

The regional forecast states it will be: "a colder night than of late with generally clear skies allowing a widespread frost to form away from the coast. Minimum Temperature -4 °C."

Derbyshire County Council's gritting team treated all primary routes this morning and will be gritting secondary routes throughout the county this afternoon. Teams will then re-treat primary routes from 4am tomorrow (Thursday).

Nationally, temperatures could fall to -7 or -8, according to BBC Weather.

Take care if you're out and about on the roads tonight and tomorrow morning.