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The huge rains also exacerbated a contaminated water problem at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant as it overwhelmed the site’s drainage pumps, sending radiation-tainted water into the ocean.
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And when they evacuate (from Fukushima Daiichi), the thing's gonna be in free fall. Meltdown is inevitable once they have full evacuation...And again, the workers have to evacuate once it gets too radioactive. And once they abandon ship, the ship goes down. That means full scale breach of containment. That is the 'Chinese Syndrome.'
The heavy rain, which is expected to spread north over the next 24 hours, has also caused additional leaks of radioactive water at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
The plant’s operator, Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco), said rain had overwhelmed the site’s drainage pumps, sending hundreds of tonnes of contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean.