14 March 2011

A nuclear power plant in Fukumi, Japan exploded at 4:30 AM today

SOMA, Japan – The second hydrogen explosion in three days rocked Japan's stricken Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant Monday, sending a massive column of smoke into the air and wounding 11 workers.

Hours later, the U.S. said it had shifted its offshore forces away from the plant after detecting low-level radioactive contamination.

The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan was about 100 miles (160 kilometers) offshore when it detected the radiation, which U.S. officials said was about the same as one month's normal exposure to natural background radiation in the environment.

It was not clear if the radiation had leaked during Monday's explosion. That blast was felt 25 miles (40 kilometers) away, but the plant's operator said radiation levels at the reactor were still within legal limits.

The explosion at the plant's Unit 3, which authorities have been frantically trying to cool after a system failure in the wake of Friday's massive earthquake and tsunami, triggered an order for hundreds of people to stay indoors, said Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano. The two disasters left at least 10,000 people dead.

Operators knew an explosion was a possibility as they struggled to reduce pressure inside the reactor containment vessel, but apparently felt they had no choice if they wanted to avoid a complete meltdown.

In the end, the hydrogen in the released steam mixed with oxygen in the atmosphere and set off the blast.

Tokyo Electric Power Co., which operates the plant, said radiation levels at Unit 3 were well under the levels where a nuclear operator must file a report to the government.
A similar explosion occurred Saturday at the plant's Unit 1, injuring four workers and causing mass evacuations
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**Is it true or just Hoax?
Updates
BBC News Flash Report: Japan government confirms radiation leak at Fukushima nuke plants 
Japan govt cnfirms radiation leak at fukushima nuclear plants. Asian countries should take necessary precautions. Remain indoors first24hrs. Close doors n windows. Swab neck skin with betadine where thyroid area is, radiation hits thyroid first. Take extra precaution, radiation may hit phil at startng 4pm 2day. Pls send to ur loved ones

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manjae camiela said...

btol ke ney?? takut laaa

Anonymous said...

Tak tahu la puak2 orang Melayu ini dah ada internet pun tak mahu selidik jika ada di Jepun nama tempat Fukumi. Main hantar aje message yang tak tahu kesahihannya. Sedih dan malang abang2 yang masukkan dalam blog nya. Lain kali periksa dulu kebenaran sesuatu berita tu sebelum publish dalam laman kita. Salam.......

REMEDY said...

@manjae
@Anonymous

Abang pun masih mencari kebenaran daripada artikel ini...abag sendiri bertanyakan **Is it true or just Hoax? di dalam post entri ini...harap jawapan ini dapat membantu

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