High tide almost claims car in Portsmouth

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THIS car nearly got into trouble after it was left on a slipway in the moments up to high tide.

Thankfully the owner of the BMW got back just before the 11.47pm tide came along yesterday and washed it away.

A BMW parked on the slipway at The Hard, nearly ended up being washed away. ''Picture: Paul Jacobs (142922-1)

A BMW parked on the slipway at The Hard, nearly ended up being washed away. ''Picture: Paul Jacobs (142922-1)

The scene at the slipway of Portsmouth Harbour, near HMS Warrior, drew in a small crowd of people who pondered if the vehicle’s owner would come to rescue it.

Elsewhere, high tide also affected Langstone, as water poured into the high street.