An anonymous reader writes: The temperature of reactor number 2 at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant just soared up 26.7 degrees Celsius over the course of the past several hours, prompting concern over the state of TEPCO's shutdown efforts. The news comes soon after Japan announced an official “cold shutdown” of the damaged plant, and authorities not released any information as to why the temperature has increased from the stabilized temp of 45 deg c to 73.3 deg c.
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