What happened in the chernobyl disaster ?
The worst nuclear disaster in history was the canyon at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine on April 26, 1986. That day there was a horrific explosion that killed dozens of people and affected people’s lives for many decades to come. Today is the 37th anniversary of this disaster. This day is celebrated on April to make people aware about the consequences of nuclear disasters.
The disaster was caused by human error during a safety test. Due to this terrible explosion, a huge amount of radioactive spread in the surrounding areas in the air.
Chernobyl disaster effects
The effects of the disaster were devastating, some people died on the spot, others died within weeks from terrible diseases. Hundreds of people were evacuated from the surrounding areas .Long-term effects of the disaster such as increased cancer rates. Children born to parents exposed to the disaster suffered from birth defects and other diseases. The effects of this terrible accident are still visible today.
The disaster was a tragic event that had a profound impact on the world, so on International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day, people remember the victims and their families and raise awareness of the consequences of nuclear disasters.