30 May '11, 2am

Typhoon Songda could carry radiation to Tokyo, maybe Korea starting this week #peakoil

With this summer's typhoon season already underway, concerns have risen that the storms' easterly winds may bring larger amounts of radiation, which is still seeping into the atmosphere, according to experts. Researchers claim that if a typhoon were to touch down in Japan, its counter-clockwise spinning winds may carry radiation to Korea. Roughly 11 to 12 typhoons are expected to form in the northern Pacific Ocean this summer, with at least one or two directly affecting Korea, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration. "Japan is still unable to block radiation from floating up into the atmosphere after the initial damage to Fukushima nuclear plant," a researcher for a state-run research institute told Yonhap News agency. "There is a danger that a typhoon's easterly winds will spread (the radiation) not only throughout Japan but also towards the Korean Peninsula ...

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