Radiation at 500 microsieverts/hr at Japan No. 2 unit

Reuters News
Posted: Mar 23, 2011 12:34 PM

TOKYO (Reuters) - Radiation at the crippled Fukushima No.2 nuclear reactor was recorded at 500 microsieverts per hour on March 18, Japan's nuclear safety agency said on Wednesday.

Engineers have been trying to fix the plant's cooling system after restoring lighting on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka)