15:54 GMT From KYODO :- Fire at Onagawa nuclear power plant in Miyagi extinguished, Fukushima nuclear plant under control
13:36 GMT from Rodrigo Javier:- Word that death toll in Japan has jump to over 300 as dozens of bodies are found along coast in northeastern Japan.
1236 GMT: Authorities have urged 2,000 residents living within a two-kilometre radius of a nuclear plant in Fukushima prefecture to evacuate after the failure of the reactor cooling system.
11:29:- effects of Japanese Earthquake felt in London as FTSE 100 over 30 points lower in late-morning trading, with insurers weak.
11:11 GMT Japan declares ‘nuclear emergency’ after problems with cooling system at power plant, NHK reports
11:10 GMT Japanese Prime Minister asks people of Japan to
be vigilant and “act calmly.” “The situation is worse than expected.”
10:57 GMT Japanese govt spokesman: Unable to pump water to cool down a reactor at nuclear plant. Problems with electricity.
08:40 GMT Twitter @adriennemong Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant’s cooling system
not working. Emergency state announced. 1740JST
08:28 GMT twitter )@tamsinchan Kyodo: Emergency core cooling unit activated at
Fukushima nuclear plant.
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