Heed the shelter signs? If nuke is REALLY coming, maybe not

In the event of a nuclear strike, racing to take cover in a building bearing a rusted yellow fallout-shelter symbol may not be the best option.

The shelters are Cold War-era relics and haven’t been maintained. And conventional wisdom has changed on what to do if the big one hits.

Scientists say you could survive an attack if you ride it out in a place with thick brick or concrete walls and no windows. And don’t go outside.

Over the weekend, Hawaii mistakenly sent a cellphone alert on the threat of an incoming ballistic missile and didn’t retract it for 38 minutes. The state set up the missile warning infrastructure after North Korea demonstrated its ballistic missiles had the range to reach the islands.

Source: abcnews.go.com

Author: Tech Poster

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