2 April 2011, 17:15

Fukushima crack to be entombed

Fukushima crack to be entombed

A crack in the foundation of the Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant’s second reactor is being  entombed in concrete  to prevent radioactive water from flowing out into the sea. According to estimates, radiation levels in the area  are almost 5,000 times above normal.

A crack in the foundation of the Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant’s second reactor is being  entombed in concrete  to prevent radioactive water from flowing out into the sea.

According to estimates, radiation levels in the area  are almost 5,000 times above normal.

Rescuers are also looking for cracks in the  plant’s drainage system which was mostly hit by the powerful quake.

The Tokyo Electric Company, managing the plant ,is in need of volunteers to finish work as soon as possible.

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