AccuWeather: Strong winds threaten Tokyo with more radiation Monday, Tuesday

Published: March 20th, 2011 at 1:21 pm ET
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Winds Threaten to Steer More Radiation Toward Tokyo, AccuWeather, March 20, 2011 at 12:26 pm EDT:

[T]his brief break with winds pushing radiation out to sea will be short-lived.

As a storm system shifts eastward across Japan through Monday, northerly to northeasterly winds will threaten to steer any leaking radiation toward communities south of the power plant, including Tokyo.

On Tuesday, winds will be out of the east to start. These onshore winds will be hazardous for areas west of the power plant.

A late-day shift in the winds on Tuesday to a northerly direction will once again put areas south of the power plant in harm’s way. …

Read the report here.

Published: March 20th, 2011 at 1:21 pm ET
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