According to a group of experts appointed by the Japanese government the cause of the accident Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power was due and lack of organization rather than in the event of earthquake and resulting tsunami realized on 11 March. The report, for now incomplete, was published yesterday. In 507 pages of this interim report (the conclusion will be ready in the second half of 2012) through interviews of 400 speakers show that the Japanese authorities had grossly underestimated the risk of a tsunami wave is unlikely that a belief could exceed six meters.
The wall of water that swept the coast of northeastern Japan on 11 March, after an earthquake measuring nine actually at some points exceeded 12 meters.
In the document, experts say: There has been a major problem on the nuclear disaster preparedness. The fact that the height of the tsunami exceeded expectations should not be an excuse for the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) with respect to the management of the accident, the worst since Chernobyl in 1986.
According to Professor Yotaro Hamatura, President of the Commission of Inquiry appointed by the government authorities: They refused to take responsibility, saying that the tsunami waves have exceeded all expectations. This incident has given us an important lesson: we must be prepared for the unimaginable.