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Irwell at Lower Broughton

Current River Level: 5.220m, rising

Above normal for this location

Current level recorded at 2:15pm, Saturday 26th December GMT

Change from previous measurement: 0.140m

Warning: This data is stale! For some reason, we have not been able to obtain updated levels for over 24 hours. The current displayed level is probably incorrect and you should not rely on it.


The normal level of the Irwell at Lower Broughton in average weather conditions is between 0.21m and 0.41m. It has been between these levels for at least 155 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Irwell at Lower Broughton in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.21m and 1.11m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 4.16m, reached on Saturday 23rd June 2012 at 12:30am.

The highest level ever recorded at the Irwell at Lower Broughton is 4.34m, recorded on Monday 21st January 2008 at 2:45pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Lower Broughton
  • Watercourse: Irwell
  • Catchment Area: Northern Manchester
  • Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Broughton
  • Local Authority: Salford City Council
  • County: Greater Manchester

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Irwell at Salford
No Warning

Recent warnings no longer in force.

Lower River Irwell catchment including areas in Greater Manchester
No Warning

Recent warnings no longer in force.

Past Week

Long Term

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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