US Tornadoes Shutdown Two Nuclear Reactors [Headlines]

US Tornadoes Shutdown Two Nuclear Reactors [Headlines]
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Among the worst the country has faced in two decades, the weekend's tornadoes killed at least 45 and damaged nuclear reactors.

Stephanie Pottinger
  • 19 april 2011

This weekend’s tornadoes—among the worst the country has experienced in the past two decades—killed at least 45 and forced two Virginia nuclear reactors to shutdown:

A US nuclear power company has disclosed that one of the tornadoes that hit the US at the weekend, killing at least 45 people and causing widespread damage, forced the shutdown of two of its reactors.

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