August 19, 2013 18:43 Russia Today
Readings of tritium in seawater taken from the bay near the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has shown 4700 becquerels per liter, a Tokyo Electric Power Company report stated, according to Nikkei newspaper. It marks the highest tritium level in the measurement history.
The level of radiation at the site was estimated at 100 millisieverts per hour, while the safe level of radiation is 1-13 millisieverts per year, according to ITAR-TASS news agency. The plant’s operator is currently investigating reasons for the leak, Tokyo Electric Power Company said in a