Medway at Town Lock

 

Current River Level: 0.585m, rising

Below normal for this location

Current level recorded at 4:20am, Monday 24th July GMT
(5:20am, Monday 24th July BST)

Change from previous measurement: 0.020m

The normal level of the Medway at Town Lock in average weather conditions is between 1.07m and 1.24m. It has been between these levels for at least 152 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Medway at Town Lock in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.88m and 2.30m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 2.34m, reached on Wednesday 25th December 2013 at 1:00am.

The highest level ever recorded at the Medway at Town Lock is 3.46m, reached on Thursday 25th July 1996 at 10:45am.

  • Monitoring Station: Town Lock
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E1550
  • Watercourse: Medway
  • Catchment Area: Medway
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Kent Rivers Group
  • Environment Agency Region: Southern
  • Nearest Town/Village: Tonbridge
  • Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling
  • Ceremonial County: Kent

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Medway between the Leigh Barrier and Tonbridge
River Medway between the Leigh Barrier and Tonbridge

No current or recent warnings.

Tonbridge and Hildenborough
River Medway at Tonbridge and Hildenborough including Tudeley, Golden Green, Whetsted and Hartlake

No current or recent warnings.

Middle River Medway Area
The River Medway from Penshurst to Hampstead Lock at Yalding, including the Leigh Barrier Flood Storage Reservoir, the Ensfield Road, Tonbridge, Paddock Wood, the Hop Farm, East Peckham, Branbridges and Hale Street.

No current or recent warnings.

Leigh Village
Properties at risk of flooding in Leigh Village

No current or recent warnings.

River Medway between Penshurst and the Leigh Barrier
River Medway between Penshurst and the Leigh Barrier

No current or recent warnings.

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Long Term

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