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Typhoon Man-yi hits Japan raising fears about Fukushima nuclear plant

Posted By admin On September 16, 2013 @ 3:51 am In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled

Mark Willacy
ABC Australia [1]
September 16, 2013

Typhoon Man-yi has hit central Japan as officials issued a “special warning” of heavy rain, amid fears the storm could go on to hit the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.

The typhoon is generating heavy rain and wind gusts of more than 140 kilometres per hour.

It is tracking north-east along the main Japanese island of Honshu at a speed of 45 kilometres per hour and was expected to pass over Fukushima this afternoon.

TEPCO workers at the plant are battening down the site as the typhoon approaches.

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[1] ABC Australia: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-09-16/typhoon-man-yi-hits-japan2c-raising-fukushima-fears/4960034

[2] Super Typhoon Songda Projected To Pass Over Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant: http://www.prisonplanet.com/super-typhoon-songda-projected-to-pass-over-fukushima-nuclear-power-plant.html

[3] Cat. 4-equivalent Typhoon Roke slams Japan, Fukushima live video feed taken offline: http://www.prisonplanet.com/cat-4-equivalent-typhoon-roke-slams-japan-fukushima-live-video-feed-taken-offline.html

[4] Fukushima nuclear plant may have suffered ‘melt-through’, Japan admits: http://www.prisonplanet.com/fukushima-nuclear-plant-may-have-suffered-melt-through-japan-admits.html

[5] Japan earthquake: Fukushima nuclear plant evacuated following aftershock: http://www.prisonplanet.com/japan-earthquake-fukushima-nuclear-plant-evacuated-following-aftershock.html

[6] Fukushima nuclear plant could take 30 years to clean up: http://www.prisonplanet.com/fukushima-nuclear-plant-could-take-30-years-to-clean-up.html

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