Tropical disturbance remains, but weak
8 a.m. Monday, June 27, Philippines time: That tropical disturbance is still there, but remains weak and disorganized after passing overnight Sunday into Monday over mountainous Luzon island in the northern Philippines. It could reorganize and restrengthen and still has the potential to become a tropical cyclone. PST remains watchful. Joint Typhoon Warning Center terminated the tropical cyclone formation alert associated with the disturbance at 8 a.m.10 a.m. Sunday, June 26, Philippines time:A disturbance headed northwest into Luzon, the Philippines’ northernmost main island, could become the first numbered system of the northwest Pacific’s tropical cyclone season. Joint Typhoon Warning Center issued a tropical cyclone formation alert at 8 a.m. on the system, about 345 miles east of Manila, headed northwest. JTWC indicated the system could develop quickly into a tropical depression, though global models suggest only a weak circulation coming ashore over mountainous Luzon in the next day or so. PST is keeping an eye on it.