A NUCLEAR disaster in Russia has sent a radioactive cloud across Europe, experts have warned.
The pollution recorded indicates that an accident happened in a nuclear facility in Russia, or just over the border in Kazakhstan, in the last week of September.
This comes just a week after the UK was struck by “radiation fog” with the Met Office issuing an alert.
Nuclear radiation fears are also being caused by North Korea with their testing of the hydrogen bomb and missiles.
French nuclear safety institute IRSN made the terrifying warning yesterday.
Luckily there has been no impact on human health or the environment in Europe, the IRSN said.
“Russian authorities have said they are not aware of an accident on their territory,” IRSN director Jean-Marc Peres said.
Peres said that in recent weeks IRSN and several other nuclear safety institutes in Europe had measured high levels of radioactive ruthenium 106.
It is usually used in nuclear medicine.
He continued that the quantity released was “major” and would have triggered a major evacuation if it happened in France.
The IRSN said it would have had no consequence for human health and the environment.
The probability of it getting into imported food is also extremely low.
There were fears the collapse could have triggered a Fukushima-Chernobyl radioactive leak.
Fallout was feared to have been unleashed across the world.