Fukushima hit by another earthquake following typhoon

CBC News just ran an AP story on Typhoon Roke, which has slammed Tokyo,leaviing 13 dead and dropped a lot of rain on the damaged Fukushima nuclear reactors:

A 5.3-magnitude earthquake struck Japan on Wednesday just hours after Typhoon Roke buffeted Tokyo with strong winds and rain, resulting in at least 13 people dead or missing.

The earthquake struck northeastern Japan just south of Fukushima, where an earthquake and tsunami crippled a complex of nuclear plants in March, according to ABC News.

Whether anyone was injured and the extent of the damage weren’t immediately known.

More as the situation becomes clear….

Link: http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2011/09/21/japan-typhoon-roke.html

 

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About Robert Singleton

By day, I work for a call center. In my spare time, I try to save my hometown (and planet) from a nearly constant onslaught of greedheads, lunatics and land developers. I live in a fictional town called Austin, Texas, where I go to way too many meetings.
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