Local Official: Visible hot mass floated in air and fell for hours after Reactor 3 exploded — “Top secret images” of black smoke falling — Diluted version may have reached Tokyo

Report: Unburned MOX fuel containing plutonium was in mushroom-like cloud of black smoke when Reactor No. 3 exploded

NHK: Northeast Japan bracing for 180 km/h typhoon — City north of Fukushima evacuated, “coastal area sank” due to 3/11 quake — Up to 16 inches of rain forecast (VIDEO)

Gundersen: “I think people are beginning to think maybe we can never dismantle these plants, maybe we just fill them with concrete and walk away” (VIDEO)

Tokyo Professor: Evidence of ‘shattered zones’ or active faults beneath soon-to-be-restarted Japan nuclear plant

High Alert: “Very strong” typhoon forecast for Tohoku (Fukushima area) on Wednesday — Direct hit in June “very unusual”

“Worrisome Trend” Returns: Hydrogen levels spike 2.5 times over four days at Reactor No. 2

“Fatal Error”: Japan given precise radiation levels from US gov’t just after explosions — Officials kept data secret from public — Year of ‘safe’ radiation received in 8 hours

Nobel Prize Winner on NHK: “Only way to preserve human life is to completely turn away from nuclear power” (VIDEO)

M6.4 quake hits prefecture bordering Fukushima at 4:32p ET

“Saikado Hantai!” Cameraperson sobs while filming huge demonstration at Prime Minister’s residence — “Please watch it! You will feel the power!” (VIDEO)

Expert in Japan: Fukushima “is one of the best things to ever happen to Japan” (VIDEO)

150 mph Super Typhoon Sets Aim at Japan: Fukushima near center of forecast track — “Expected to intensify” and already the highest category storm

Source: Local official “has not collected real black substances” — “He had only mixtures, not real substances” — Levels still reached over 5,000,000 Bq/kg

Report: Algae is bio-concentrating radioactive material in Japan cities — Sucking in radiation from walls and asphalt — Strontium may be absorbed most

Local Official: Radiation dose is increasing with rainfall around Fukushima plant — “I don’t expect level of contamination will decrease this year”

“Oh, very high!!” NHK: Serious radioactivity accumulation causing hotspots in center of large city up to 300,000 Bq/kg (VIDEO)

Fukushima Daiichi worker thinks ground at plant causing construction delays and Tepco giving false explanations

Japan Prime Minister orders restart of nuclear reactors under ‘intense pressure’ from banks — “The dustbin of history is waiting for him” says expert — Protests as 70% of public opposed

Another fish kill outside Tokyo — I’ve never seen such a thing before says local farmer (PHOTO)

Nuclear engineer identifies ‘weakest link’ at Unit No. 4 — “Potential catastrophic drain down” of fuel pool (PHOTOS)

Tepco: New 60-ton cover on top of Unit No. 4 fuel pool installed (PHOTOS)