At approximately 11:01am, an explosive sound followed by white smoke
occurred at the reactor building of the Unit 3. It was believed to be a
According to the parameter, it is estimated that the reactor containment
vessel remains intact. However, the status of the plant and the impact
of radioactive materials to the outside environment are presently under
Some workers have sustained injuries. Ambulances are on their way to care
TEPCO continues to take all measures to restore the safety and security of
the site and are monitoring the site's immediate surroundings.