Chornobyl disaster

(Reguidit frae Chernobyl disaster)

The Chornobyl disaster (referred tae as the Chornobyl accident forby) wis a catastrophic nuclear accident that occurred on 26 Aprile 1986 at the Chornobyl Nuclear Pouer Plant[1] in Ukraine (then offeecially the Ukrainian SSR), which wis unner the direct jurisdiction o the central authorities o the Soviet Union.[2] An explosion an fire released muckle quantities o radioactive pairticles intae the atmosphere, which spread ower much o the wastren USSR an Europe.[3]

Chornobyl disaster
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The Chornobyl reactor #4 biggin as o 2006.
Date26 Apryle 1986 (1986-04-26)
Time01:23 (Moscow Time UTC+3)
LocationPripyat, (umwhile Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union)
CauseInadvertent explosion o core during emergency shutdoun o reactor whilst unnergangin pouer failur experiment
Daiths31 (direct)

Coordinates: 51°23′23″N 30°05′57″E / 51.38972°N 30.09917°E / 51.38972; 30.09917 (Chornobyl disaster)


ReferencesEedit

  1. Alexey. "Accident and its Elimination". chnpp.gov.ua (in Inglis). Retrieved 19 Julie 2022.
  2. Rodgers, James (1 Mey 2021). "How The Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster Shaped Russia And Ukraine's Modern History". Forbes. Retrieved 19 Julie 2022.
  3. "Frequently Asked Chernobyl Questions". www.iaea.org (in Inglis). 7 November 2016. Retrieved 19 Julie 2022.