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Turkey earthquake leaves 270 dead; fears held for hundreds more (VIDEO)

At least 270 people are confirmed killed in the 7.2-magnitude earthquake in eastern Turkey, with fears the death toll could rise to 1,000 or more.

Death toll rises in Turkey earthquake: PHOTOS (VIDEO)

The death toll in Turkey's 7.2-magnitude earthquake may rise to 1,000.

7.2 magnitude earthquake rocks Turkey

The epicenter of the quake was in the village of Tabanli in Van province, 10 miles from the provincial capital of Van, near Turkey’s border with Iran.

Bangkok braced for record flooding (VIDEO)

Bangkok, Thailand's capital, was braced for flooding Sunday after the Chao Phraya River burst its banks and water levels rose in some of Bangkok's northern suburbs.

Bali, Indonesia, struck by earthquake

Bali, Indonesia has been struck by a 6.1-magnitude earthquake that rattled buildings, injured dozens and caused widespread panic. The Associated Press cites the U.S. Geological Survey as saying the quake was centered 60 miles southwest of Bali, a tourist mecca, and 21 miles beneath the ocean floor. According to the LA Times:

Hurricane Jova strengthening in eastern Pacific, forecasters say

Hurricane Jova was strengthening early Monday as it passed about 810 miles south-west off Baja, California, with forecasters predicting the Category 2 storm could become a major hurricane by Monday night. 

Bangkok threatened by worst floods in decades

Twenty-six of the 77 Thai provinces have been hit by floods this rainy season, affecting 2.6 million people.

Typhoon Nesat to hit Vietnam

Thousands of people were seeking shelter in Vietnam with predictions of the typhoon to hit Friday afternoon.

Typhoon Nesat Vietnam

Thousands of people were seeking shelter in Vietnam with predictions of the typhoon to hit Friday afternoon.

China: 58,000 evacuated as Typhoon Nesat lands

The province also has recalled ships, suspended flight and ferry services and closed schools to brace for Nesat, which is the 17th typhoon that hit China this year.
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