Extensive damage can be seen at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in this new video filmed from a helicopter. (TEPCO)
Whoa. That’s really bad.
All the workers there have suspended their operations. We have urged them to evacuate, and they have.Japan’s chief cabinet secretary, Yukio Edano • On the 50 workers who had been fighting the fires and working as a last line of defense at the plant. Apparently the radiation levels got too high and rose rapidly. Hopefully we can find the levels soon. source
Japanese television report: White smoke billowing from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan.
And here’s video. Thanks as always, ProducerMatthew.