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Radiation Leak in Japan

23 Aug 2013

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is advising against all travel to the exclusion zones around the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear facility identified by the Japanese authorities.

This follows the report of a new leak of around 300 tons of radioactive water discovered at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear facility, causing Japanese regulators to issue an INES Level 3 rating.

Advice for Travellers

Travellers intending to visit Japan should visit the FCO website for the latest information and advice on safety and security.