Rapid meltdown happened at Reactors No. 2 and 3 — Indicated by black smoke at No. 3

“Huge Problems”: All parts of fuel rods appear to have melted at all 3 reactors admits TEPCO

Meltdowns also likely occurred at No. 2, No. 3 reactors of Fukushima plant, Asahi Shinbun, May 18, 2011

Molten fuel bore a hole at bottom of Containment Vessel at Reactor No. 1– Pressure Vessel is “completely broken” says Kyoto U. nuclear professor

TEPCO shares down nearly 10% Tuesday over Fukushima

NHK, May 17, 2011

“There have been nuclear explosions” — “Ongoing nuclear reaction taking place now” (VIDEO)

“There have been nuclear explosions” — “Ongoing nuclear reaction taking place now” (VIDEO)

“Situation at Fukushima out of control”, Russia Today, May 17, 2011

Melting of nuclear fuel at Reactors No. 2 and 3 “extensive if not complete” — “Far more dire than previously recognized”

BBC: “Melted floor” at Reactor No. 1 — Damage “far more severe than initially thought”

Report: Meltdown confirmation led Japan officials to begin evacuating on Tuesday — As U.S. nuclear agency stops monitoring Fukushima ‘because the situation had improved’

“They Lied About Fukushima — There’s a Shock”

Japan gov’t “alarmed” by high levels of radioactive cesium detected outside of Tokyo in tea leaves picked May 15

Scientists ‘interested’ in learning more about Technetium-99 releases from Fukushima

Reactor No.1′s fuel rods “completely melted” admits TEPCO

Nearly 3,000 evacuees rushed to hospital by ambulance — From shelters in Fukushima, Iwate and Miyagi

Nearly 3,000 taken to hospitals by ambulances from quake shelters, Japan Today, May 17, 2011