New Delhi : Moderate to heavy showers hit Delhi this morning, bringing relief from the hot weather and bringing mercury down by several degrees. The showers, which followed a heavily overcast sky since last night, brought down the minimum temperature to 22.5 degrees Celsius, four degrees below normal. A total of 11.9 mm rainfall was recorded till 0830 hrs, weather office said. The showers brought relief to Delhiites from the intense heat being experienced in the city over the past week. The relief from heat is expected to continue in the next 24 hours with weathermen forecasting a partly cloudy sky in Delhi in the next 24 hours with possibility of thunderstorms and rains in a few areas. The maximum temperature will hover around 39 degrees C.