CNN’s Anderson Cooper, who is well-known for his on the ground crisis reports from around the world, was planning a live two hour program from Japan this evening. However, the 360 anchor, who keeps his Twitter followers updated before, during and after his broadcasts, tweeted this alarming message around 11:00 p.m. EST:
“Due to safety concerns we are leaving this area an therefore not live for the second hour.”
Cooper was referring to the radiation levels at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which have increased to levels that can impact human health, according to reports.
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