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Russia says radiation levels rose by 4-16 times in city after accident: TASS via Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Radiation levels in the Russian city of Severodvinsk rose by up to 16 times on Aug. 8 after an accident that authorities said involved a rocket test on a sea platform, Russia’s state weather agency said on Tuesday, the TASS news agency reported. 

The defense ministry initially said background radiation had remained normal after the incident on Thursday

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Greenpeace has said radiation levels rose by 20 times. 

Russia’s state weather agency, Rosgidromet, said on Tuesday that it believed radiation levels had risen by four to 16 times. 

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