Sunday, March 13, 2011

Nuclear Radiation Victims in Japan Increased To 19 People

The number of people who tested positive for the nuclear radiation at the Fukushima nuclear power plants increased to 19 people. This number increased from 3 cases found on Saturday.

They are exposed to radiation at this time was taken to a nearby hospital. Thus was launched, Sunday (13/03/2011).

Fukushima nuclear power plant operator that is Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) nuclear safety agency has notified Japan that the radiation level at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear reactor has exceeded the limit.

Radiation levels allowed is 500 micro Sievert. While radiation in Fukushima has reached 882 micro Sievert.

Fukushima nuclear power plant also states, reactor number 3 in the center of power it has lost the use of refrigeration. This is the sixth reactor at Fukushima No. 1 plant and the No. 2 who lost the use of cooling after a devastating earthquake and tsunami struck Japan on Friday.