During recent investigations conducted using cameras and robots at the site of Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, after six years of the triple meltdown, it has likely identified melted fuel rods for the first time underneath the damaged reactor 2, Japan Times reported. Before this investigation, robots were also sent inside the reactor 2, in mid-February, which was the first time since the plant's meltdown in 2011, but due to extreme high radiation levels, even those could not survive, the Guardian had reported. Read: Fukushima News: Even Robots Failed To Survive In'Unimaginable' Nuclear Reactor Radiation The Fukushima Daiichi tragedy is the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl that occurred April 26, 1986. Although experts have pointed out that getting a peek into the vessel of reactor 2 was an accomplishment but the investigation also highlighted the difficulty level of reaching the exact location of the melted fuel. Removing it is still a distant thought.
Mar-10-2017, 06:40:13 GMT