Traffic warning issued as seven cruise ships arrive in city

Ventura in Southampton <i>(Image: John Ruddy)</i>
Ventura in Southampton (Image: John Ruddy)

Roads are expected to be busy as cruise ships arrive in Southampton.

Motorists have been urged to plan ahead if travelling to the city centre today.

A large number of cruise passengers are expected in the city as several ships arrive and depart across the weekend, making the waterfront area busy.

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Cruise ships such as Aurora, Arvia, Riviera and Island Princess arrived in the city earlier this morning and more are due to dock during the rest of the day.

People are advised to plan any journeys in advance.