Situation in Fukushima – level 1
A nuclear power plan is in Fukushima, Japan. An earthquake and a tsunami hit in 2011. There is a big explosion.
Many fuel rods are melted. They are dangerous. They must go into special boxes. People are moving them. There are about 1,560 fuel rods which they must move. This can take up to 40 years.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
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