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Radiation 1,600 times normal level 20 km from Fukushima plant: IAEA
Date 22/03/2011 13:50  Author webmaster  Hits 1183  Language Global
22 MAR 2011

Kyodo News

Radiation 1,600 times higher than normal levels has been detected in an area about 20 kilometers from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, International Atomic Energy Agency officials said Monday.

Data collected by an IAEA team show that radiation levels of 161 microsievert per hour have been detected in the town of Namie, Fukushima Prefecture, the officials said.

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