Radiation in Japan found in water, dust, and products

Japanese Ministry of Health reports that the level of radiation in Fukushima and Ibaraki prefectures exceed the maximum allowable. Office prohibited the sale of raw milk produced in Fukushima Prefecture, because of the risk that it could be contaminated with radioactive substances, reports Reuters.

As previously reported the detection of these substances in spinach and milk produced near the nuclear power plant (NPP), "Fukushima-1".

According to IAEA experts, despite the fact that the observed half-life of radioactive iodine in food is only about eight days, when ingested it can disrupt thyroid function.

According to official data, traces of radioactive contamination were also found in tap water in Tokyo and five other prefectures.

On Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported two new earthquake of magnitude 5.4 and 5.9, which occurred off the east coast of Japan.

Concerns about the possible developments of the situation in Japan is causing and continuing aftershocks — the so-called avtershoki. Just today, in the north-east of the country, there were recorded more than 13. In Tokyo, the house shook.

But, as if in defiance of the elements, the Japanese have now opened to the public television tower renovated "Tokyo Tower". It's on her during the earthquake a week ago bent spire. Despite the fact that Tokyo is still shaking daily, immediately after the opening of the tower here again went the Japanese, who are happy to admire the views of the capital.

Today, across the country continue to collect humanitarian aid for victims of the disaster. The people here are food, clothing. Volunteers on the streets collecting money. Tokyo two artists wrote a song calling for unity.

Recall after the devastating earthquake that struck Japan last week, the power plant in Fukushima, two explosions occurred, and the radiation released into the atmosphere. The situation at this nuclear power plant is still difficult, since it is still possible new accidents.

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