Title: Workers At Fukushima Scramble To Prepare For Severe Storm About To Pound The Region
Source: NHK Newsline
Date: Sept. 16, 2013
At 1:20 in
Crews at the damaged Fukushima Daiichi plant are scrambling to protect the facility from the weather. Severe tropical storm Man-Yi is heading their way.
At 1:50 in
Tokyo Electric Power Company workers are worried about the impact of strong winds. They’ve placed weights on large cranes used to move debris to keep them from being toppled. And they’ve attach ropes to outdoor piping and pumps that are used to inject cooling water into the reactors.
At 2:20 in
Forecasters are warning people to be on guard for high waves, flooding, landslides, and tornadoes.
Published: September 16th, 2013 at 2:20 am ET
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