The radioactive I-131 and Cs-137 trace level found in Vietnam’s air is very low and does not pose a threat to the environment as well as human health, the Ministry of Science and Technology said on April 6.

The ministry cited the Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute’s statistics as the grounds for its remarks.

The ministry further informed that the radioactive cloud in Southeast Asia, which is the consequences of the quake-damaged Fukushima reactor explosions in Japan, is forecast to arrive in Vietnam on April 7.

By the end of April 7, a cloud with high radioactive level is forecast to approach Hainan island of China , which is stand at the latitude almost the same as the northern central region of Vietnam ./.