Typhoon Rammasun

Typhoon Rammasun crossed the Philippines leaving at least twenty dead and forcing more than 400,000 people to evacuate their homes. Rammasun was the first typhoon to strike the Philippines since devastating Category 5 Super Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013, which left over 7,300 people dead or missing. ​Four southeastern provinces on Luzon declared a state of calamity.Rammasun made landfall as a Category 3 typhoon near Legazpi City in the southeastern part of the northern Philippines on July 15, 2014 with sustained winds of 200 km/h (125 mph) and heavy rainfall. Rammasun had dropped more than 200 mm (8 inches) of rain on parts of Luzon, Samar and Panay.The Multi-satellite Precipitation Analysis image, collected by the Tropical Rainfal… »

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Comet ISON's dramatic final hours - new analysis

A new analysis of data from the ESA/NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spacecraft has revealed that comet 2012/S1 (ISON) stopped producing dust and gas shortly before it raced past the Sun and disintegrated.When comet ISON was discovered in the autumn of 2012, astronomers hoped that it would eventually light up the night sky to become a “comet of the century”. Orbital analysis showed that the sungrazing intruder from the outer reaches of the Solar System would pass only 1.2 million kilometres above the Sun’s visible surface on November 28, 2013.Based on its early brightness, the comet promised to be a unique research object and, should it survive its flyby of the Sun, a stunning celestial phenomenon in the weeks preceding Christmas. However, it soon became clear t… »

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Gigantic sinkhole opens up in Yamal Peninsula, northern Russia

A mysterious gigantic sinkhole has opened up in the peninsula of Yamal, a place which locals call the ‘end of the world’, Siberia, northern Russia. It was originally thought to be a fake, but the hole has been established as a real phenomenon and is thought to have been formed around two years ago.The sinkhole appeared close to a forest some 30 kilometers from Yamal’s biggest gas field Bovanenkovo. It is approximately 80 meters wide (about 262 feet), and is probably the biggest sinkhole ever spotted in the country. It could also be one of the deepest ever recorded in the world.A scientific expedition organized by the Yamal authorities arrived at the scene today. It includes two experts from the Centre for the Study of the Arctic, one from Cryo… »

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Decontamination volunteer “After hands, my chest started bleeding” / External exposure dose 110 mSv/y – Photo

Following up this article.. [Photo] Fukushima decontamination volunteer “Blood suddenly splashes out of skin quite often. This is the reality.” [URL]

On 7/15/2014, the volunteer decontaminator posted on Twitter that it started bleeding on his chest as well.

1:01 7/15/2014

“My integral exposure dose (Without internal exposure) is 110 mSv/y. It started bleeding from my hands, and then, it bled from my chest tonight.

Small bulges (7mm diameter) appeared in patches and one of them splashed blood. (Picture attached on the top)”

See also.. Fukushima decontamination volunteer “My left eye had bleeding when I woke up this morning” – Photo [URL 2]

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Le bénévole de la décontamination : “Après les mains, ma poitrine commence à saigner ” / Radioactivité ambiante de 110 mSv/an – Photo

Article lié : [Photo] Un décontamineur de Fukushima bénévole : “Mon sang s’exsude de ma peau assez souvent. C’est la réalité.”

Le 15 juillet 2014, le décontamineur bénévole publie sur Twitter que sa poitrine aussi a commencé à saigner.

15 juillet 2014 à 01:01
“Ma dose intégrale d’exposition (hors exposition interne) est de 110 mSv/an. Mes mains s’étaient mises à saigner et puis, cette nuit, ma poitrine a commencé à saigner aussi.
De petits boutons (7 mm de diamètre) sont apparus par endroits et l’un d’eux a éclaté et saigné. (Photo en haut ci-dessus)”

Voir aussi : Le bénévole de la décontamination de Fukushima : “Mon œil gauche saigne depuis que je me suis levé ce matin” – Photo

Vous pouvez lire ceci parce que nous avons survécu jusqu’à aujourd’hui.

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Radiation levels spiked up with M4.6 in 3 municipalities of Fukushima

2 Radiation levels spiked up with M4.6 in 3 municipalities of Fukushima

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Following up this article.. M4.6 hit Hamadori Fukushima / Seismic intensity 4 [URL]

From NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority)’s real time monitoring data (Graphs attached below), radiation levels spiked up when the earthquake occurred.

The area is Southern part of Fukushima prefecture. 3 municipalities experienced the rapid increase of the atmospheric dose up to 54%.

The increase started around 16:30 and had the peak when M4.6 occurred. It went back to the normal level around 19:00.

Observing the spikes in 3 municipalities in the same area of Fukushima, it can be difficult to judge it was merely a malfunction of the monitoring posts.

There is a possibility that small quakes have been occurring before M4.6 hit and those lead to the increase in the radiation level.

However Tepco hasn’t announced any abnormality about the plant status.

Radiation levels spiked up with M4.6 in 3 municipalities of Fukushima

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M4.6 hit Hamadori Fukushima / Seismic intensity 4

According to Japan Meteorological Agency, an earthquake of M4.6 hit Hamadori, Fukushima, where Fukushima nuclear plant is located nearby.

It occurred at 17:24 7/16/2014 (JST), the depth of epicenter was 10km.

The highest seismic intensity was 4 in Iwaki city.

No abnormality of plant status has been announced.

http://weathernews.jp/quake/

http://www.jma.go.jp/en/quake/20140716172934395-161724.html

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Dr. Robert Jacobs Will Be Speaking At Event In Tokyo July 19th

Nuclear historian at Hiroshima University (and SimplyInfo.org member) Dr. Robert Jacobs will be speaking in Tokyo July 19th at an event at the Lucky Dragon Museum. The museum houses the Lucky Dragon fishing ship, exposed to massive amounts of radiation during the US Castle Bravo nuclear test. The crew returned to Japan sick from radiation exposure, some of the crew died. The ship eventually made it impossible for the US to deny the impact of the bomb tests in the Pacific.
The upcoming event explores the impact of atomic testing on specific populations and the larger world. The event is open to the public, running from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the International Conference Hall at Meiji Gakuin University in Tokyo.
Background on the history of atomic testing and the Lucky Dragon can be found here.
Dr. Jacobs also has a new publication in the Asia Pacific Journal, “Radiation as Cultural Talisman: Nuclear Weapons Testing …

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