SHIMLA, Aug. 1 -- Around 179 roads were blocked and the water supply was disrupted in rural areas due to landslides triggered due to heavy rainfall in Himachal on Friday.

Around 129 roads were blocked in Mandi, 37 in Kangra and six roads each in Shimla and Hamirpur zone. Officials say the roads are being cleared.

The state meteorological department has issued a yellow warning for the middle and lower hills of the state for August 1, 3 and 4. Heavy rainfall is expected at isolated places.

State meteorological department director Dr Manmohan Singh said rainfall is likely to continue throughout the state till August 6. A yellow warning is the least dangerous warning.

Heavy rainfall took place at isolated places of Hamirpur and Sirmaur dist...