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Two underground reservoirs floated due to the rain

Fukushima nuclear plant experienced the heavy rain on 10/20/2013. (cf, 11 tank area dams overflowed due to the heavy rain / Radioactive density exceeded safety level in 6 of them

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11 tank area dams overflowed due to the heavy rain / Radioactive density exceeded safety level in 6 of them

Even after the previous Typhoon, it rained heavily in Fukushima plant area on 10/20/2013. Tepco estimated it would be 30mm ~ 40mm / day but the actual amount of rainfall

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Fukushima plant area had collapse and subsidence due to the last Typhoon / No press release

Related to this article.. All β density of groundwater jumped up by 6557 times after the Typhoon / 400,000,000 Bq/m3 highest ever [URL]   Two Fukushima workers commented on Twitter

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Next typhoon to hit eastern Japan this weekend / “Very strong” again

According to Japan Meteorological Agency, the next Typhoon “FRANCISCO” is going to hit eastern Japan this weekend, where Fukushima nuclear plant is situated. It will approach Okinawa on 10/24/2013, and

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Tepco postponed the press conference of contaminated water task force due to the Typhoon

Following up this article.. Another Typhoon coming toward Fukushima plant area again / 16th Oct to hit Fukushima [URL] Tepco was planning to hold a press conference of their contaminated

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Tepco doesn’t analyze retained water in the tank areas before tropical cyclone dilutes it

Typhoon DANAS has become a tropical cyclone but they forecast it will cause the heavy rain in Fukushima plant area from this Friday to Saturday. Since mid September, Tepco has

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Typhoon Danas to hit Fukushima plant on 10/10/2013 / “Very strong”

According to Japan Meteorological Agency, Typhoon No.24 “Danas” is going to hit Fukushima plant area on 10/10/2013. Currently it’s near Okinawa. It’s heading for North East Japan at 30km/h. The

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[New leakage] 200,000,000 Bq/m3 was leaking for 12 hours max / Patrol didn’t notice “because it was raining”

Following up this article.. [New leakage] Contaminated water flowed to the Pacific outside of the port / Radiation level still under analysis [URL]   Because the leakage started when they

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The new leaked tank was tilted from the beginning / Countertop had no packing material

Following up this article.. [New Leakage] 200,000,000Bq/m3 of all βdetected from leaked contaminated water / 430 L leaked [URL]   Regarding the new tank leakage, Tepco held an extraordinary press

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A tank area dam overflowed due to the Typhoon rain

Related to this article..Sandbag to stop leaking contaminated water outflowed due to typhoon rain [URL]   According to Tepco, the local dam of a tank area overflowed due to the