Sticky situation as heavy rain creates a quagmire

A quagmire in Madeira Road, North End, Portsmouth, in 1930
A quagmire in Madeira Road, North End, Portsmouth, in 1930
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A period of unusually heavy rain made this area of North End, Portsmouth, a quagmire in 1930.

The unfinished roads around Madeira Road formed an obstacle course for residents. Even motorists were not immune, as this driver found to his cost.