Japanese safety officials have warned of a possible meltdown at a Japan nuclear power plant affected by a massive earthquake,the official is with Japan’s nuclear safety commission who said this evening after it was damaged by a massive earthquake and tsunami.
University of Tokyo Professor Naoto Sekimura says only a small part of the fuel may have melted and leaked outside.
Radioactive steam has been released to reduce rising pressure in the plants and the Japanese prime minister has ordered thousands of people living within six miles to leave the area.
The nuclear plants are both at Tokyo Electric Power Company‘s (Tepco) Fukushima facility.
Pressure at one – the Daiichi reactor – may have risen to 2.1 times the designed capacity, the country’s trade ministry said.
Media reports also said the radiation level was rising in the turbine building.
We have 24 hours and counting to wait for Nuclear containment. GOD HELP US ALL !