This is going to be a massive nuclear disaster affecting all countries in the world. If you’re looking for list of countries affected by Japan nuclear radiation leak, please include France, one of the countries in Europe.
Nuclear radiation can travel from Japan to France as it is carried by clouds in the air. France should now start monitoring its environment if it has contamination of nuclear radioactive materials.
In the latest development in Japan nuclear crisis, Japan admitted that there will be massive nuclear radioactive materials that will be released to the environment.
In another development, foreign embassies in Tokyo have shut down following fears of radiation contamination. Meanwhile, the U.S. Government has ordered Americans living near Fukushima to evacuate and flee from Japan.
Here’s the latest breaking news from Japan – The Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force started pouring water by helicopter Thursday morning into the storage pool for spent fuel rods at the No.3 reactor of Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s <9501> quake-hit nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture, northern Japan.
The water in the pool has been evaporating, raising fears that damage to exposed fuel rods would bring about the release of massive radioactive materials into the environment.
Separately, the Metropolitan Police Department is to use its water cannon truck to spread water into the pool to cool down the fuel rods.
Spent fuel rods at the No. 4 reactor of the plant, ravaged by Friday’s 9.0-magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami, are also exposed because of water evaporation.