Submitted by: Goshin @ 03:10 PM | Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | (url: http://www.japant...)
At 530 sieverts, a person could die from even brief exposure, highlighting the difficulties ahead as the government and Tepco grope their way toward dismantling all three reactors crippled by the March 2011 disaster.
Tepco also announced that, based on its analysis of images taken by a remote-controlled camera, that there is a 2-meter hole in the metal grating under the pressure vessel in the reactors primary containment vessel. It also thinks part of the grating is warped.
The hole could have been caused when the fuel escaped the pressure vessel after the mega-quake and massive tsunami triggered a station blackout that crippled the plants ability to cool the reactors.
The searing radiation level, described by some experts as unimaginable, far exceeds the previous high of 73 sieverts per hour at the reactor.
An official of the National Institute of Radiological Sciences said medical professionals have never considered dealing with this level of radiation in their work.
According to the institute, 4 sieverts of radiation exposure would kill 1 in 2 people.
Experts say 1,000 millisieverts, or 1 sievert, could lead to infertility, loss of hair and cataracts, while exposure to doses above 100 millisieverts increases the risk of cancer.
they sendin a robot in that'll explode in 2 hours due to the radiation levels to check on stuff
in the meantime stop eating seafood from pacific
lagbar is dead