|Cesium light?: Parliamentary Secretary for the Cabinet Office Yasuhiro Sonoda drinks a glass of decontaminated water taken from the Fukushima No. 1 plant during a news conference Monday at Tepco headquarters in Tokyo. KYODO PHOTO|
But it's not, at least it's not according to the ABC's North Asia correspondent Mark Willacy.
As he explains, it was during a recent trip inside the 20 kilometre no-go zone around the crippled plant that he came face to face with the biggest threat to his health.
(sound of a Geiger counter)
MARK WILLACY: That's a sound you don't want to hear while wandering around Fukushima.
When your Geiger counter stops clicking and starts screaming like that, it means you've probably entered a radiation hotspot.