12 Feb '12, 11am

Japan's Fukushima nuclear reactor may be reheating

This handout file picture released from Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) on Mar 22, 2011 shows workers spraying water to cool down the spent nuclear fuel in the fourth reactor building at Tepco's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant at Okuma town in Fukushima prefecture. Temperature readings at one of the crippled Fukushima nuclear reactors have risen above Japan's stringent new safety standard but there was no immediate danger, its operator said on Sunday. -- PHOTO: AFP PHOTO / TEPCO TOKYO (AFP) - Temperature readings at one of the crippled Fukushima nuclear reactors have risen above Japan's stringent new safety standard but there was no immediate danger, its operator said on Sunday. Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) said one of three thermometers on the number-two reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant indicated gradual heating this month and reached 82 deg C on Sunda...

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