227 dead after monsoon floods devastate South Asia

(CNN)At least 227 people have died since flash floods ravaged swathes of South Asia over the weekend, officials said Thursday. The two Indian states have set up more than 900 relief camps and temporary shelters for evacuees and displaced families, who number over 265,000. In Nepal, the death toll has reached 88, according to the Home Ministry. There, the worst of the disaster seems to have passed, say aid workers on the ground — many people are beginning to return to their homes, and the number of people in relief camps has dropped from 17,000 to about 11,000. In Pakistan-controlled Kashmir and the Pakistani city of Lahore, 46 people have died from the floods, according to disaster management officials. The …