Media outlets have reported that Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant’s alert level was raised from one to three as a result an incident that began on Monday.
Highly radioactive water had been discovered leaking from a storage tank into the ground. At first, it was classified as a level one. However. Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority is recommending that it be raised to a three at this time.
The U.N.'s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is taking the situation very seriously