River Rea at Longbridge


Current River Level: 0.343m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 6:00pm, Sunday 16th December GMT

Change from previous measurement: 0.123m
(recorded at 10:00am, Sunday 16th December GMT)

The normal level of the River Rea at Longbridge in average weather conditions is between 0.03m and 0.32m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Rea at Longbridge in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.01m and 1.50m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Rea at Longbridge is 1.51m, reached on Thursday 28th June 2012 at 10:15am.

  • Monitoring Station: Longbridge
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 4160
  • Watercourse: River Rea
  • Operational Area: Tame Lower Rivers and Lakes
  • Catchment Area: Tame Anker and Mease
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Trent
  • Environment Agency Region: Midlands
  • Nearest Town/Village: Longbridge
  • Local Authority: Birmingham
  • Ceremonial County: West Midlands

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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

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Low-lying land and roads between Longbridge and Nechells on the River Rea

No current or recent warnings.

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River Rea at Longbridge from Bristol Road South to Peters Avenue including Mill Lane

No current or recent warnings.

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River Rea at Northfield including Station Road, Middlemore Road, Abbeydale Road, Moor Leasow, Wychall Road and Westcroft Grove

No current or recent warnings.

River Rea at Kings Norton
River Rea at Kings Norton including Catesby Park, Parkview Trading Estate and Kings Norton Business Centre

No current or recent warnings.

River Rea at Lifford
River Rea at Lifford including Tunnel Lane, Reaside Crescent, Brandwood Park Road and Allens Croft Road

No current or recent warnings.

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Long Term

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