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Windscale fire


Windscale Fire 1957 - Wind Tracks


Windscale Fire 1957 - Heat Map


Windscale Fire 1957 - Rain Tracks


Windscale Fire 1957 - Weather and Dispersion Trajectories


ലോകത്തിലെ ഏറ്റവും വലിയ ആണവ അപകടങ്ങൾ | The Windscale fire | Nuclear disasters | Malayalam | QNA

The Windscale fire of 10 October 1957 was the worst nuclear accident in Great Britain's history, ranked in severity at level 5 out of a possible 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale. The fire took place in Unit 1 of the two-pile Windscale facility on the northwest coast of England in Cumberland. The two graphite-moderated reactors, referred to at the time as "piles", had been built as part of the British post-war atomic bomb project. Windscale Pile No. 1 was operational in October 1950 followed by Pile No. 2 in June 1951.
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