Radiation dust negligible, says Observatory

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 07 April, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 07 April, 2011, 12:00am
 

A mass of air from the north could bring radiation dust directly from quake-hit Japan today, but the health impact would be negligible, the Observatory said yesterday. After four days when there was no radioactive iodine-131 in the air, the city might have radionuclide - a radioactive chemical substance - by today under the influence of an air mass from the west coast of Japan and along the eastern coast of the mainland.

Share

Send to a friend

To forward this article using your default email client (e.g. Outlook), click here.

Enter multiple addresses separated by commas(,)

For unlimited access to:

SCMP.com SCMP Tablet Edition SCMP Mobile Edition 10-year news archive