Last month, Xinhua journalist Hua Yi visited the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant along with other reporters under the invitation of Tokyo Electric Power Company, Inc. (TEPCO).
Armed with RadPavise | Personal Radiation Detector, Hua recorded the increasing levels of radiation as they neared the power plant. 24 km from the power plant, the reading was 0.114 µSv/h, twice that of Tokyo. At 5 km, the reading jumped to 5–10 µSv/h, more than 100 times greater. Inside the power plant itself, the radiation level was as high as 150 µSv/h.