Japan utility knew of tsunami threat: government, AP, August 24, 2011:
Japan’s nuclear regulator says the operator of a damaged nuclear plant knew it might be hit by a far bigger tsunami than it was designed to withstand.
The Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency says the operator informed it just four days before Japan’s massive March 11 earthquake and tsunami that waves exceeding 10 meters (33 feet) could hit the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant. [...]
The tsunami that hit the plant had 15+ meter waves
Published: August 24th, 2011 at 5:31 pm ET