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[Express] “Large landslide in Yamanashi, ground rumbling for a couple of weeks”

Introducing important Tweets as [Express] for simultaneous updates.   <Translate> ・・・This is the picture of the landslide in Uenohara city Yamanashi. It faces the reservoir in the North of Teikyo


Fallout level in Tokyo was the highest this March since May of 2011

  According to Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Public Health, the fallout level (Cs-134/137) in Tokyo was the highest reading this March since May of 2011. (64 Bq/m2) It was increasing

Confirmed effects

Fukushima gov skipped blood flow inspection from the thyroid test of children

According to Fukushima medical university, they didn’t conduct the blood flow inspection for the thyroid test. Fukushima prefectural government is conducting thyroid test for Fukushima children. 94,975 children have had


Australian embassy to transfer visa processing function from Japan to S. Korea

According to Australian embassy, they will no longer process the visa application from Japanese citizens in Japan after this May. Because they are going to process the visa application in

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

Tepco is about to discharge pumped ground water to sea, “They won’t remove 21,000 Bq/m3 of Tritium”

According to Tepco, they are ready to discharge pumped ground water to the sea. Currently 400 tones of ground water flows to the plant everyday. To control this water, Tepco

Environmental contamination Sea contamination

[Concealment ?] Tepco abandoned fish samples from Fukushima plant port, “due to degradation”

According to Tepco, Tepco abandoned 30 samples of fishery products on 3/15/2013. They state it was due to fish degradation. On 4/26/2013, Tepco released the nuclide analysis data of fishery