12 Eerie Pictures Of Fukushima Ghost Towns Taken Five Years After The Horrible Nuclear Disaster
10 Gaming consoles lie idle as if in mourning
There were four reactors at Fukushima, all of which saw hydrogen chemical explosions and subsequent meltdown with leakage of radioactive material. The disaster was the result of the destruction of main emergency cooling generator by the 45ft tsunami that wreaked havoc in Japan.
9 Motorcycle trapped with shrubbery all over it
The Fukushima nuclear disaster is the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl in 1986. It is the second disaster to be given a level 7 classification by the International Nuclear event scale. Thankfully unlike Chernobyl not many fatalities were linked to the accident although there were deaths reported of about 11 workers during the explosions.
8 Japanese lady’s home devastated by the disaster
Several thousands people like this Japanese lady have lost their homes as a result of the evacuation. Household items, cars, stores, markets and public utilities all stand unattended and abandoned in an eerie time freeze a sinister symbol of destruction.
7 Creepy KFC outlet with statue of colonel Sanders looking on
Many scenes such as this one in one of the Fukushima ghost towns are almost like a preview of what can happen in the event of a real nuclear war. The absence of life is enhanced with just the stature of colonel sanders of KFC and the male and female mannequin’s looking poignantly at the floor.