21 Mar '11, 4am

Pounding rain fuels radiation fears in Japan

KITAKAMI, Japan: Driving rain on Monday disrupted rescue efforts in Japan and compounded the misery of disaster survivors now fearing radioactive fallout from the smouldering wreck of a nuclear plant. The bad weather forced Prime Minister Naoto Kan to call off a helicopter flight to the battered northeast coast including a trip to a football training centre about 20 kilometres (12 miles) from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 plant. The centre is now a staging area for emergency personnel working to avert a disastrous radiation release from the atomic plant, whose reactors have been overheating after cooling systems were damaged by an earthquake and tsunami. The March 11 natural disaster - Japan's deadliest since 1923 - has left more than 21,000 dead or missing after entire communities were swept away by the horrific tsunami or levelled by the record 9.0-magnitude quake. The Wo...

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