Rain flows into Fukushima nuclear plant — NHK World

” The operator of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says rainwater has flowed into some of the buildings at the facility. A typhoon brought very heavy rain to Fukushima on Monday.

Tokyo Electric Power Company says an alarm on Monday morning warned of a water leak in the turbine building of the No.1 reactor. Workers found rainwater pouring into the building from an exterior pipe.

TEPCO officials say a water leak was also detected at the No.3 reactor building, adding that a camera captured images of rainwater pouring in.

The officials say no radioactive water has been leaked outside. ”



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