Low pressure area near Mindanao reactivates

Naga City (12:00 AM Sunday April 29, 2012) - It shall be rainy in Mindanao today, as a low pressure area over Philippine Sea thought to have dissipated 24 hours suddenly regenerated and is now gaining convective rainbands as it nears Southern & Eastern Mindanao targetting Davao Provinces.

The center is located about 480 km East-Southeast of Davao City or 509 km East of General Santos City (6.0N 129.8E) and is moving Northwest at 15 kilometers per hour towards Eastern Mindanao. Maximum winds is expected to be within 30 to 40 kilometers per hour.

This weather disturbance is expected to bring scattered to widespread rains with squalls and thunderstorms across Mindanao today. (typhoon2000.com)