Saturday, March 19, 2011

Japan battle to cool down nuclear plant

People start evacuated for their safety and said worried about radiation level in Fukushima
Evacuated five families from around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant rest at traditional style hotel in Eiheiji, Fukui prefecture  about 393 kilometres west Tokyo, Japan on March 17, 2011. Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Street Photo Gallery. 
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Among the five families about 20 people with two children evacuated for their safety and said worried about radiation level around Fukushima prefecture and reactors explosions. They drive about 400 kilometres and came to west cost of Japan. 

Japanese Buddhist monk Tanaka Tokuun 36 years old, said “ten minutes after Tsunami strike the Fukushima nuclear power plant and costal side I decide to evacuate with my family from there. I have knowledge about how dangerous of nuclear power plant. Without depend any news of television or radio we move to 120 kilometres from Fukushima. Then two days after I came here.”    

Buddhist monk Tanaka Tokuun
Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power plant reactors 1 to 3 had been risk since massive 9.0 earthquakes and tsunami on 11th Friday. Hydrogen explosions on Monday and Tuesday blew the roofs off the No 3 and No 4 reactors, removing the last line of defence against radiation leaks. Among the explosion on Tuesday No 3 reactor was seriously damage. 

About 70,000 people have been evacuated from a 12-mile (20km) radius around Fukushima Daiichi. Another 140,000 living outside 12 miles but within 18 miles (30km) have been told to stay indoors after No 3 reactor's explosion on Tuesday.

The Japanese authorities are working hard stabilize and safety of nuclear power plant.  Power plant workers of Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) under the massive life risk continue the operation and trying to cool the reactor. As well as Japanese STF police and firemen use helicopters and continue drop water from outside on nuclear reactors.
“Our city and house washed away by tsunami. We lost all of things. But we all of five families are living here now safley and as one Japanese family, said woman who live in Kaido hotel in Eiheiji.

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1 comment:

Toptekkie said...

Great to get news direct from the ground. Keep it up.
Here in Canada we have very sensational news media and even Japanese media seem to cover up what is really happening.
As always international monetary aid will come but your posts help us to determine what is really needed.