River Levels
River Levels

Severn at Newtown

Current River Level

0.440m

At 6:30am, Saturday 28th January GMT

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 4:00am, Saturday 28th January GMT

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Upper Severn in Powys

No current or recent warnings.

Seven Day Level Chart

Long Term Level Chart

Darker blue shaded areas on long term data indicate maximum and minimum levels for the date (you may need to zoom in closer to see them).

Long term data may have gaps where the API data was not available.

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Location and Technical Data

  • Monitoring Station: Newtown
  • Watercourse: Severn
  • Nearest Town/Village: Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn
  • Local Authority: Powys
  • Ceremonial County: Powys
  • Coordinates: 52°30'57"N 3°18'43"W (52.515882,-3.3121906)
  • OS Grid: SO1105391698 (,)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR 9S.GP5K
  • Mapcode (Global): VH689.J1V4
  • Open Location Code: 9C4RGM8Q+94
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO82im23
  • Natural Resources Wales Location ID: 4235
  • Natural Resources Wales Gauge ID: 4235
  • Operational Area: Severn Trannon to Camlad
  • Catchment Area: Severn Uplands
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Severn

Please note: Geographic coordinates may reflect the access point for the gauge, and not the precise location in the watercourse that it is taking readings from.

The usual range of the Severn at Newtown is between 0.20m and 1.63m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Severn at Newtown over the past 12 months has been between 0.17m and 1.59m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the Severn at Newtown is 3.63m, reached on Sunday 5th October 2008 at 12:45pm.

Note that this data may not take account of recent measurements, as we wait until a level has been verified by Natural Resources Wales before adding it to our records.

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