Radiation Leaks from Japan's Nuclear Plants Spreads Panic
MIT has a Nuclear Information Hub here that has clear updates on the situation in Japan.
Radiation levels are rising after third explosion. 4 times as high as before. Al Jazeera has the film here.
Radiation at levels that can impact human health. CNN has story here.
In sign of growing international concern about radiation, China is strengthening monitoring and Air China has canceled flights to Tokyo and several embassies have advised staff to leave area says Reuters.
Incredible story about the unsung heroes working in the Nuclear plants. Men and women who are being bombarded with large doses of radiation as they try desperately to stop the leaks.
Nikkei plummets as news about radiation grows here.
Radiation levels rising slowly detected by a US Naval Carrier 175 miles from Fukushima. See here.
Reporters pulling out of areas near nuclear plants because of radiation fears. Some companies leaving Japan here.
To get an idea of how much radiation is bad for you, go here. Easy to understand graphic (though most in Japanese) here.
Tom Sebourn has a post here.
What I think is a very overblown but frightening blog is catching a lot of attention both here in Humboldt and on twitter. I put it here but I don’t believe we need to flee to Florida like the video suggests. Here is a good response to this at the Weather Blog.
NOTE: iodine pill shortages as folk make run on radiation protection. Has anyone noticed a shortage of Miso Soup and Himalayan salt?
And new video of tsunami. Folk flee as the tsunami swallows everything behind them. This is riveting! Must see video. Watch the lower left of the screen.
GOOD NEWS ALERT:In the catagory of In every Radioactive cloud there is a silver lining.
Hat tip to Mikal from One Good Year for the Weather Blog Link