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[Just in case] Cirrocumulus cloud covering the sky of Tokyo out of season

In terms of accident prevention, Fukushima Diary is reporting this.   Cirrocumulus cloud was found covering the entire sky of Tokyo on 5/4/2013. It’s usually seen in Autumn in Japan.

Malformation

[Not Radiation Effect] “Mutated dandelions are all growing on the sides of the pavements in Koto ward Tokyo”

It’s been a while since last time Fukushima Diary reported plant mutation. Though it has nothing to do with radiation, mutated plants are increasingly found in eastern Japan. The person

Malformation

[Not Radiation Effect] Mutated hawkweed oxtongue found in Tokyo

Though it has nothing to do with radiation, mutated plants are increasingly found in eastern Japan. Mutated hawkweed oxtongue was found in Tokyo area. It’s Asteraceae like dandelion. (cf, [Not

Domestic and global Environment

Radiation level increased at half of the measurement points in two lakes of Chiba

According to Chiba prefectural government, radiation level (Cs-134/137) increased at about half of all the measurement points in two lakes. The lakes are Inba-numa and Tega-numa. They are 191 km

Natural disasters

Another landslide in 70km West of Mt. Fuji, “50m high and 50m wide”

Fukushima Diary is reporting the major landslide in Hamamatsu city Shizuoka. (cf, [Potential Mt. Fuji activity?] Landslide happened 6 times in 4 days, 140m wide, 90m high, 60,000m3 of soil

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Extremely radioactive debris found on the top of reactor3 North side, Tepco “Safely moved to the South side”

On 5/4/2013, Tepco released the press release to announce they found the extremely radioactive debris on the top of reactor3. At this moment, English version of the report is not