Radiation levels at Fukushima 18 higher than thought: officials
Over to Japan the operator of the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant has revealed radiation levels are 18 times higher than previously thought.
TEPCO originally said radiation emitted from radioactive water leaked from a storage tank was around 100 millisieverts an hour.
But that came from equipment with detection capabilities of up to 100 millisieverts.
A new recording, using more sensitive equipment, showed a level of up to 18-hundred millisieverts an hour.
That's a level that can prove lethal within hours.
The discovery of the hotspots is yet another setback for TEPCO.
It's been struggling to prevent radiation leaks from the site's meltdown in the March 2011 tsunami.
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