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Abnormally rapid rise in temperature in Fukushima nuclear reactor 1

Thermometer of Reactor 2 indicates rapid increase in temperature again / 79℃ on  5/10/2015  Fukushima Author-Fukushima-diaryDiary  Following up this article.. A thermometer of Reactor 2 indicates a rapid increase of temperature / From 20℃ to 70℃ within 6 hours [URL]

Tepco’s plant parameter is showing that one of the thermometers is indicating a rapid increase in Reactor 2 temperature again.

The parameter is updated every 6 hours. This thermometer is installed in PCV (Primary Containment Vessel) of Reactor 2, and it is not considered to be out of order.

The temperature started rising in the end of April. It was below 55℃, however it got in the constant increasing trend. At the moment of 23:00 on 5/10/2015 (JST), the temperature is already 79℃.

Tepco has made no announcement on this abnormality in reactor temperature.


May 13, 2015 - Posted by | Fukushima 2015

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