Japan Floods: A State of Disaster

Unprecedented rain has caused massive flooding in at least two prefectures north of Tokyo and just south of Fukushima where a nuclear power facility damaged by the the 2011 earthquake and tsunami has struggled to contain contamination. Owner of┬áthe damaged nuclear power plant, TEPCO has reported that it’s drainage pumps were overwhelmed, and massive amounts of contaminated water are being contained at the site. Other sources claim contaminated water has flowed into the sea. Dramatic scenes of destruction reminiscent of

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