BBC is reporting that New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key, whose country is dealing with the aftermath of its own earthquake crisis in Christchurch, confirms a rescue team will be sent to Japan. He says: "It's likely that the complete team of 48 will be leaving within the next 24 to 48 hours. We want to offer whatever support we can."
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Japan nuclear authorities say high possibility of meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi No.1 reactor - report
@James Naoto Sekimura, a professor at the University of Tokyo, said a major radioactive disaster was unlikely. "No Chernobyl is possible at a light water reactor. Loss of coolant means a temperature rise, but it also will stop the reaction."
Jiji News is reporting the high possibility of a nuclear meltdown. We will keep you up-to-date on this.
@D Morris. The report about high possibility of meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi No.1 reactocr came from Jiji news agency
Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) says temperature of Fukushima Daini No.3 reactor core has fallen back below 100 degrees Celsius. The temperature had earlier risen above that level when control of pressure was lost.
The possibility of a nuclear meltdown is for reactor No. 1