US Navy forecast shows super typhoon may hit Fukushima plant — TEPCO “still considering typhoon measures”

Published: May 27th, 2011 at 12:19 pm ET
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Typhoon Songda strengthens; may hit Fukushima nuclear station, Bloomberg News, May 27, 2011:

Typhoon Songda strengthened to a supertyphoon after battering the Philippines and headed for Japan on a track that may pass over the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant by May 30, a U.S. monitoring center said.

Songda’s winds increased to 150 miles per hour, the U.S. Navy Joint Typhoon Warning Center said on its website. [...]

The center’s forecast graphic includes a possible path over Fukushima Dai-Ichi plant [...]

“We are still considering typhoon measures and can’t announce detailed plans yet,” Takeo Iwamoto, a spokesman at Tokyo Electric Power Co., said by phone when asked about the storm. [...]

Published: May 27th, 2011 at 12:19 pm ET
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