March 15, 2022

Top 5 Disastrous Nuclear Accidents In The History

Somrita G

On 28 March 1979, at Three Mile Island disaster, the partial island of the US was meltdown down, costed about $1 billion.

Happened in 1957, Windscale Fire was worst nuclear disaster in UK’s history, it affected 500 Sqkm area of nearby countryside.

In 1957, Kyshtym Nuclear disaster was a radiation contamination incident at Mayak, it affected over 52,000 Sqkm area.

In 2011, Fukushima nuclear disaster happened, it was triggered by Tōhoku earthquake, damages were estimated at $187 billion.

In 1986, Chernobyl accident that happened in Ukraine is worst nuclear disaster in history, it costed roughly $68 billion.

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