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Huge Typhoon Bearing Down on Japan

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Michael Nystrom's picture

And Update



Tokyo Electric Power Corporation (TEPCO), operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, has again released highly radioactive water into the ocean, as Typhoon Wipha dropped heavy rainwater onto the plant.


18 people died. It was pretty bad for some. Here are some pics:


To be mean is never excusable, but there is some merit in knowing that one is; the most irreparable of vices is to do evil out of stupidity. - C.B.

Thanks for...

...the update. (I suppose I could not be lazy and google it, myself. :) )

Sad about the 18, etc.; and the extra release of radioactive water. Think I'll keep avoiding Pacific seafood for a while, just in case. Sigh -- or should I just move my family to New Zealand?

Any extra...

...damage to Fukushima occur, or did they dodge the bullet? Guess we would have heard about it if they hadn't.