1-metre tsunami hits coast at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant

Tokyo: A tsunami measuring one metre hit Japan’s coast at the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant today following an earthquake, operator Tokyo Electric Power said.

The tsunami struck at 6:38 am (local time), a TEPCO official told a televised news conference after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit the region earlier.

A TEPCO spokesman told AFP that there were no reports of any problems as a result of the wave.