Taf Fechan at Pontsticill


Current River Level: 0.209m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 4:30am, Friday 14th December GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.007m
(recorded at 10:00pm, Thursday 13th December GMT)

The normal level of the Taf Fechan at Pontsticill in average weather conditions is between 0.19m and 0.29m. It has been between these levels for at least 152 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Taf Fechan at Pontsticill in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.19m and 0.58m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.18m, reached on Sunday 27th January 2013 at 5:15am.

The highest level ever recorded at the Taf Fechan at Pontsticill is 1.34m, reached on Tuesday 3rd February 2004 at 7:30pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Pontsticill
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 4283
  • Watercourse: Taf Fechan
  • Operational Area: Taff d s Cynon
  • Catchment Area: South East Valleys
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Taff Group
  • Nearest Town/Village: Vaynor
  • Local Authority: Merthyr Tydfil
  • Ceremonial County: Mid Glamorgan

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the Taf Fechan
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

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No current or recent warnings.

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