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Two more Typhoons are coming to Japan / Meteorological Agency “Unpredictable”

Following up this article.. Next typhoon to hit eastern Japan this weekend / “Very strong” again [URL] According to Japan Meteorological Agency, another Typhoon “LEKIMA” is following the Typhoon “FRANCISCO”.

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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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Contamination level of plant drain spiked up 95 times much near the sea / Tepco “no spread to the sea”

Following up this article.. Radiation level in drain jumped up by 15 times after the Typhoon [URL]   The all β (including Strontium-90) density of the drain also increased near

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Radiation level in drain jumped up by 15 times after the Typhoon

On 10/17/2013, Fukushima Diary reported the highest level of all β nuclides (including Strontium-90) were detected in the drain after the Typhoon. (cf, 2,300,000 Bq/m3 of all β nuclide detected

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All β density of groundwater jumped up by 6557 times after the Typhoon / 400,000,000 Bq/m3 highest ever

All β density and Tritium density in groundwater jumped up after the Typhoon near the tank that experienced 300m3 of leakage. All β density was 400,000,000 Bq/m3 on 10/17/2013. It

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Tepco discharged 2,400 m3 of “rainwater” due to the Typhoon

Following up this article.. Tepco discharged 9 tank area dam water due to the Typhoon [URL]   According to Tepco, the total volume of discharged water was 2,400 m3 due

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New typhoon was born in the South of Japan again / May hit Japan again

On 10/16/2013, the Typhoon “WIPHA” caused numerous problems in Fukushima nuclear plant. However another Typhoon “FRANCISCO” was born again near the Mariana Islands on 10/16/2013. They forecast it will become

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[Typhoon] Diesel generator to pump up groundwater stopped → Notch tank overflowed

Fukushima nuclear plant is almost panicking just because of a Typhoon. (cf, [Typhoon] Tepco evacuated contaminated water to the leakable reservoir by fire-engine [URL]) In order to stop the contaminated