Thursday, March 24, 2011

20 March 2011: Useful links

About wind patterns in the area:
http://www.zamg.ac.at/docs/aktuell/20110318_Japan_1300_engl.pdf

Summary: there is no radioactive dispersion in harmful levels, in to other countries.

The efforts for cooling the plants are continuing. They are slow, because the staff have to take turns every few minutes. The situation has improved slightly after helicopters and fire trucks were used to put water in to reactors. Daily updates are here:

http://www.jaif.or.jp/english/index.php

They are trying to provide power to a set of electrical cooling pumps (that ran on battery for some time and then stopped). This should complete by tomorrow. Let's hope for the best!

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