A hydrogen explosion shocked the earthquake Effected nuclear plant in Japan where establishment has been working dreadfully to avoid a meltdown, while Official Media said a fresh tsunami was heading for the similar coastline that was hit last week.
Japanese nuclear agency confirmed there was an blast at the No. 3 reactor of the Daiichi plant in Fukushima, and TV photage showed smoke rising from the facility, 240 km north of Tokyo.
Officials said they could not instantly confirm whether the blast had caused a radioactive leak.
Operators had earlier stopped injection of sea water into the reactor, ensuing in a rise in radiation levels and pressure.
The government had warned that a blast was probable because of the buildup of hydrogen in the building housing the reactor.
Japan battled through the weekend to prevent a nuclear disaster and to care for the millions without electricity or water in its worst crisis since World War Two, after a huge earthquake and tsunami that likely killed more than 10,000 people.
A badly injured nation has seen whole villages and towns wiped off the map by a wave of water, leaving in its wake an international humanitarian effort of epic proportions.
Kyodo quoted establishment as saying the new tsunami could be up to a height of three meters and issued an alert for the country’s Pacific coast, including Fukushima prefecture. Agencies