Five more bodies were found in Himachal Pradesh as the death toll due to heavy rain rose to 27 on Sunday.

As many as 96 roads have also been blocked due to landslides and rolling boulders.

Round-the-clock work is underway to reopen the blocked routes.

The heaviest rainfall occurred on Saturday, claiming 21 lives.

In Chamba district, three people died instantly after a house collapsed in a landslide early on Saturday morning.

The family members of the deceased were given Rs 30,000 as an immediate relief fund.

Another person died in a road accident in Shimla.

Three bodies were recovered from two different places and at least five people were reported missing as rescue operations,