THE FAMOUS Red Arrows will perform their iconic routine over the Solent tonight, the Echo can confirm.

Bosses of the show made the 11th hour call after heavy rain this afternoon.

The RAF air acrobatics team will now set off Bournemouth, to begin their performance for Cowes Week.

It will also coincide with Cunard's 'Three Queens' leaving Southampton.

The well-known jets are due to perform as ships, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and Queen Mary 2, set sail from Southampton.

The show begins at 7.30pm, with the ship fly-over taking place at 7.52pm.