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JP Gov “The only thing we could do for Tsunami is to pray to God”

Note : If you are from the international mass media, Don’t read this site.   In the early morning of 10/26/2013, M7.1 hit Fukushima and Japan Meteorological Agency announced 1m

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1m Tsunami alert for Fukushima / Scale 4 / Arrival time at 2:40 JST

Tsunami alert of 1m was announced. The estimated arrival time is 2:40 AM (JST). The scale of the earthquake was 4. This report is sooner than the official announcement.  

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NRA “Temporary facilities for decommissioning wouldn’t last for the potential Tsunami to come next”

Related to this article..IAEA strongly requested JP Gov to found the international system to evaluate the Pacific contamination [URL]   In the regular press briefing of 9/25/2013, the chairman of

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[Express] “Sector collapse of Mt. Fuji may cause Tsunami in Sagami bay”

Introducing important tweets as [Express] for simultaneous updates.   <Translate> One of the most frightening simulations of Mt. Fuji sector collapse is that the volcanic mud flow goes down to

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[Analysis] The sudden blackout revealed the weakness of Fukushima plant, “Reactor4 has 4 days to go”

In the evening of 3/18/2013, Fukushima plant had the power blackout and the coolant system of reactor1, 3 and 4 lost power. (cf, [Breaking] Power blackout in Fukushima plant, coolant

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Fukushima worker “Most of the workers know it takes over 40 years to decommission Fukushima plant”

Actual Fukushima worker Happy11311 tweeted most of the Fukushima workers are aware that it takes over 40 years to decommission the plant. Also, he warned in case of another earthquake

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Fukushima plant tide embankment is still in the temporary state “EXIF of the picture is removed”

Major aftershocks hit Japan continuously, and Tepco insists Fukushima accident was caused by Tsunami. However, they still keep the tide embankment temporary state, which looks like it’s made of debris.

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52.5 % of the disaster victims escaped by car and 1 in 3 of them got stuck in traffic jam

On 12/7/2012, Fukushima Diary reported you can’t escape by car in case of a major earthquake and reactor4 goes in crisis. (cf, [Column] 5 Lessons learnt from M7.3 of 12/7/2012

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[Picture] The tide embankment of Hamaoka nuclear plant, “189km from Tokyo”

Hamaoka nuclear plant is building Tsunami embankment to restart. On 12/8/2012, Cabinet office announced the Tsunami caused by possible Nankai Trough earthquake could be 19m high. Cepco has been planning to

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Meteorological agency warns to stay alert to further aftershocks

On the regular press conference of Meteorological agency held on 12/20/2012, the director Hatori warned to stay alert to strong aftershock that may cause Tsunami. As to the M7.4 on