Everything is fine with the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan.
But authorities were nevertheless expanding the evacuation to include a radius of 20 kilometers (about 12.5 miles) around the plant. The evacuation previously reached out to 10 kilometers.
TV channels warned nearby residents to stay indoors, turn off air-conditioners and not to drink tap water. People going outside were also told to avoid exposing their skin and to cover their faces with masks and wet towels.
The government was also preparing to distribute iodine tablets to residents, the IAEA said. Iodine is commonly prescribed as to help prevent the thyroid gland from taking in too much radioactivity, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency website.
Post explosion picture with just a frame left of a building @ the Nuclear Power facility.
I was going to launch a tirade about all this, but I'll make it short.
What genius decided that Nuclear Power plants are a good idea
in an area that is a known & very active Earthquake zone?