UPDATE: Flames rise from the number 4 reactor at the troubled Fukushima nuclear power plant as Japan scraps its plan to use helicopters to pour water onto overheating reactors. 

Radiation contamination issues, rolling blackouts, and a growing humanitarian crisis have become part of daily life in Japan. This, as aftershocks continue to rattle residents and sway buildings all over the country.

 

FOX News Radio's Bill Marcus reports from the Northeastern town of Tsuruoka, Japan:

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FOX News Radio's Alastair Wanklyn has more in this report from Tokyo:

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