Sellafield has returned to normal after a precautionary 'site incident' was declared earlier because of the bad weather.
Many staff were sent home early because of concerns over their welfare and safety on site.
Following on from a Site Incident being declared at Sellafield earliertoday, we can now confirm that the site status has returned to normal.As a precautionary measure, the Site Emergency Control Centre will remainmanned and operational to deal with any issues arising due to continuingadverse weather conditions.All plants remain in a steady, controlled, safe state and safe manninglevels continue to be maintained."
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