Posted by: bigtalksingapore | April 1, 2011

Hong Kong Radiation Exceeds Tokyo Even After Japan Crisis

  • The radiation level in central Tokyo reached a high of 0.109 microsieverts per hour in Shinjuku Ward yesterday..
  • A 30-fold surge in such contamination in Tokyo prompted thousands of expatriates to leave Japan after the March 11 …
  • “The situation in Japan looks set to follow the pattern of Chernobyl, where fear of radiation did far more damage than the radiation itself,” Bury said ….
  • In Singapore, the radiation level was 0.09 microsieverts an hour at 4 p.m. local time yesterday
  • The highest level of background radiation is in the states of Kerala and Madras in India, where people receive average doses above 30 millisieverts per year, or 3.42 microsieverts an hour,….

The above are taken from http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-04-01/hong-kong-radiation-exceeds-tokyo-even-after-japan-crisis.html

I think our government should set some guideline in case the radiation level reach a certain level, example school stop and etc.

The following are the historical radiation level taken from http://app2.nea.gov.sg/index.aspx

  • 4 PM, 31-03-2011, 0.09 micro-sievert per hour, Status: NORMAL
  • 4 PM, 1-04-2011, 0.09 micro-sievert per hour, Status: NORMAL
  • 4 PM, 7-04-2011, 0.09 micro-sievert per hour, Status: NORMAL
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