Today’s Pictures 23/March/2011

In Graphics on March 24, 2011 at 2:35 AM

A 2010 photo of the control room at Fukushima Daiichi's No. 3 reactor. <ORIGINAL CAPTION BY NIKKEI.COM>



Protective, firefighting suits Combination photo shows the protective suits (L) being worn by Tokyo firefighters spraying water on reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, which has been crippled since a massive quake and tsunami on March 11, 2011. The firefighting suit (R) is worn on top of the hazmat suit. (Kyodo) <ORIGINAL CAPTION BY KYODO NEWS>



A young boy runs to get in line for rations at the Watanoha branch of the city office in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, on the morning of March 22. Around 400 people lined up for the once-a-day rationing, where they received one piece of bread, one cup of instant ramen, and one 500 ml bottle of water per family. (Mainichi) <ORIGINAL CAPTION BY THE MAINICHI DAILY NEWS>



TEPCO exec apologizes Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Executive Vice President Norio Tsuzumi (back R) apologizes to evacuees from the town of Okuma in Fukushima Prefecture, near the utility's troubled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, on March 22, 2011, at a gymnasium designated as an evacuation facility in Tamura in the same prefecture. Residents of the town were forced to evacuate due to the nuclear crisis. (Kyodo)<ORIGINAL CAPTION BY KYODO NEWS>


  1. Informative, interesting blog :)!

  2. Thanks, Katie. Although I am not sure about reaching the 365 days/365 posts mark as you. 🙂

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