Home Uncategorized Norway detects radioactive iodine days after explosion in Russia

Norway detects radioactive iodine days after explosion in Russia

Author

Date

Category

The Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority on Thursday said “tiny amounts of radioactive iodine” had been detected at an air-filter station, one week after a mystery-shrouded explosion at a Russian military test range.

“Tiny amounts of radioactive iodine [have] been measured in air at our air filter station in Svanhovd in Northern Norway,” the statement read.” The level detected is very low and poses no harm to people nor the environment.”

The statement added that the sample was taken during the period of 9-12 August.

It comes after a missile test went awry at a test range in northern Russia, killing at least five nuclear specialists on August 8.

Rosgidromet, the Russian meteorological agency, reported that radiation levels in the vicinity spiked four to 16 times higher than normal background levels.

The Norwegian agency had previously said there was “no health impact” after the brief radiation spike in Russia’s Arkhangelsk region.

“The measurement result is comparable to earlier measurements,” Thursday’s statement said.

“Norwegian monitoring stations detect radioactive iodine about 6-8 times a year and the source is usually unknown. When no other radioactive substances than iodine is detected, the source is most likely releases from production facilities for radioactive pharmaceuticals containing iodine.”

The statement added: “At present it is not possible to determine if the last iodine detection is linked to the accident in Arkhangelsk last week.”

Recent posts

Businesses Who Are Discriminatory.

Noting the Kiwi Businesses Who Are Discriminatory. If you need to be vaccinated soon, (because you are forced to, so you can see your family,...

Fakebook Censorship

Yesterday Braybots nemesis posted a link to Twitter. https://twitter.com/zaraaa__1/status/1442106157426896897?s=21 This lists some of the Kiwis who have had their post deleted from Fakebook because they were...

Are They TRYING To Kill You?

Are They TRYING to Kill You, or Are They Just Corrupt, Avaricious, and Stupid? By L. Reichard White Governments lie. They lie all the time. If...

Recent comments

I am a stupid boy on Have Your Say
Viking on Have Your Say
Viking on Have Your Say
BrassNuts on Have Your Say
I am a stupid boy on Have Your Say
Saggy on Have Your Say

The way we all feel about this useless government

Hamilton
overcast clouds
4.2 ° C
8.6 °
3.3 °
92 %
1.8kmh
100 %
Mon
10 °
Tue
12 °
Wed
15 °
Thu
13 °
Fri
14 °
NZD - New Zealand Dollar
USD
1.4231
EUR
1.6679
AUD
1.0335
CAD
1.1240
GBP
1.9475
JPY
0.0129
CNY
0.2201
INR
0.0192