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The BBC's Nick Ravenscroft was on his way towards Fukushima, but about 60km from the plant was stopped by the police and told it was too dangerous to proceed. He says there is lots of traffic coming in the other direction. Authorities in vehicles with sirens are making public announcements to the crowds.
Originally posted by johnthejedi24
I repeat 101.5 rems per hour, 50% fatalities after 5-6 hours, 100% after 9-11. I live in Scottsdale,AZ and I am starting to get worried about fallout.....edit on 12-3-2011 by johnthejedi24 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by twitchy
Weren't they saying earlier that the reactor had been shut down prior to all of this? I don't know doodley about Nuclear Reactors, but if I recall, the media was saying earlier they had shut it down to prevent this scenario from happening and am just wondering what happened between then and now.
Japan's NHK TV says officials measured the level of radiation at the entrance of the Fukushima-Daiichi plant at 1529 Japanese time. If people are exposed to this level of radiation for an hour they'd receive the same amount of radiation they normally would in a year, the report says