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 this weekend.

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

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Norwegian Star, MSC Virtuosa, Aurora, Iona, and Mein Schiff all arrived in Southampton earlier this morning.

But it's only a flying visit for these ships as they are expected to leave the city this evening.

Tomorrow is also likely to be busy, with the expected arrival of three cruise ships.

People are advised to plan any journeys in advance.