Explosion At Fukushima Plant Tsunami Warnings Issued – Japanese Media
15th March Update :- Flight Ban Imposed Within 30km Of Stricken Fukushima Nuclear Plant.
The transport ministry banned aircraft on Tuesday from flying within 30 kilometers of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture, following a deepening crisis that has developed into brief leaks of high-level radiation.
TEPCO unable to pour water into No. 4 reactor’s storage pool for spent fuel
Radiation detected in Tokyo, Kanagawa Prefecture, Saitama Prefecture,Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture.
In Tokyo, small amounts of radioactive substances, such as iodine and cesium, were detected, the metropolitan government said.
In Ibaraki Prefecture, adjacent to Fukushima Prefecture where the troubled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant is located, the amount of radiation at one stage reached 5 microsievert per hour, 100 times higher than usual, the Ibaraki prefectural government said.
In Kanagawa Prefecture, the radiation level shot up 10 times higher than usual.
In Saitama, capital of Saitama Prefecture, the amount of radiation reached 1,222 nanosievert per hour—a figure about 40 times higher than usual.
In Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture, the amount of radiation showed a two- to four-fold increase, the Chiba prefectural government said.
The amount of radiation rose to 1.318 micro sievert per hour—a figure 33 times bigger than usual—in Tochigi Prefecture’s capital of Utsunomiya, the Tochigi prefectural government said.
Kan approves planned power outage starting Monday
- Projected Demand 41 Million Kilowatts of Power
- Current Supply 31 Million Kilowatts of Power
- The northeast coast ports of Hachinohe, Sendai, Ishinomaki and Onahama were so severely damaged by Friday’s disaster that they were not expected to return to operation for months, if not years. The ports were considered medium-sized facilities that handle containers, fuel products and dry bulk goods