Monday, March 14, 2011

BREAKING: FIRE AT UNIT 4 | THIRD EXPLOSION AT FUKUSHIMA - REACTOR UNIT 2...

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FUKUSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - Japan's prime minister warned that radioactive levels had become "significantly" higher around an earthquake-stricken nuclear power plant on Tuesday after explosions at two reactors, and the French embassy said a low level radioactive wind could reach Tokyo in 10 hours.
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By Brad Friedman on 3/14/2011 4:46pm


BREAKING: PM ADDRESSES NATION, RADIATION LEVELS RISING, EVAC ZONE EXPANDED, FIRE AT UNIT 4, ASKS FOR CALM
THIRD EXPLOSION AT FUKUSHIMA - REACTOR UNIT 2...

LATEST: PM to give 'Message to Nation' at 11am local time
Radiation at plant '3 times normal levels'
Explosion heard in suppression chamber (unlike previous explosions); All but 'critical' workers evacuated
Fuel rods half exposed (2.7 meters); Concern that core containment vessel may have been damaged...

[* * * 7:50pm PT UPDATE: PRIME MINISTER ADDRESSES NATION
FIRE NOW BLAZING AT UNIT 4
EVACUATION ZONE EXPANDED TO 20KM
DANGEROUS LEVELS OF RADIOACTIVITY 'HARMFUL TO HUMAN HEALTH'
MOST WORKERS EVACUATED FROM PLANT
THOSE INSIDE 20KM TO 30KM ZONE ASKED TO STAY INDOORS. See this update below for full details]



1 comment:

  1. More from Reuters:
    Winds over the facility are blowing slowly in a southwesterly direction that includes Tokyo but will shift westerly later on Tuesday, a weather official said.

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