Indie | Reactor No. 3 temperature up 7°C in a day

Posted on June 22, 2011


Indie | ENENEWS | 22 June 2011

Temperature at No.3 reactor rises, NHK, June 22, 2011:

The operator of the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says temperatures at the No.3 reactor have started to rise after it reduced the injection rate of cooling water […] by 1 ton […]

TEPCO says that by 5 AM on Wednesday, temperatures at the upper and lower parts of the No.3 reactor had risen by 4 and 7 degrees Celsius, respectively, from the day before. […]

TEPCO is facing difficulties in striking a balance between cooling down the reactors and limiting the amount of highly radioactive water threatening to spill out. […]

Tuesday’s start of the annual rainy season has also added to fears of overflows. […]

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