Nuclear plant explosion in Japan

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12 Mar 2011
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Breaking: Radiation leaking from Japan’s quake-hit nuclear plant –Report that nuclear building’s outer structure blown off —Core could become ‘molten mass’ – risk consultancy –Quake shifted earth’s axis and main island of Japan 12 Mar 2011 Radiation leaked from an unstable Japanese nuclear reactor north of Tokyo on Saturday, the government said, after an explosion blew the roof off the facility in the wake of a massive earthquake. The developments raised fears of a disastrous meltdown at the plant, which was damaged by Friday’s 8.9-magnitude earthquake, the strongest ever recorded in Japan.


Japan’s Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant explodes –30 million people ‘may be experiencing nuclear meltdown’ 12 Mar 2011 A Japanese nuclear power plant exploded today, television footage showed, a day after a massive earthquake damaged the facility’s cooling system, as nearby residents were warned to stay indoors. Nuclear authorities had earlier warned that the Fukushima No 1 plant, located about 250km northeast of Tokyo, an urban area of 30 million people, “may be experiencing a nuclear meltdown”. The plant’s cooling system was damaged in the quake that hit yesterday, leaving the government scrambling to fix the problem and evacuate more than 45,000 residents within a 10km radius. Public broadcaster NHK today said that a blast had been heard at about 3.30pm local time and showed delayed footage of smoke billowing from the site, also reporting that the reactor building had been destroyed.



4 thoughts on “Nuclear plant explosion in Japan”

  1. I don’t think it’s responsible to call it a nuclear explosion. There was an explosion but this title is very misleading or at very least presumptive.

  2. I live in California, about 50 miles from the San Onofre nuclear power plant. Am I afraid? Pretty much, yes I am! The earthquake in Japan is an awful tragedy, but the possible meltdown of their nuclear reactors could turn this tragedy into an international nightmare.

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