New indoor radiation dose record at Fukushima — 5 sieverts per hour detected at Reactor No. 1 — May be higher as it exceeded capacity of measuring device

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

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

Cooling system at reactor No. 5 “abruptly stopped working on Wednesday afternoon” – TEPCO

Black smoke billows from No. 3 containing plutonium — “We don’t know the reason” (PHOTO)

Prompting another evacuation of workers from the plant during the afternoon, Tokyo Electric officials said