The US police officer who shot dead unarmed teenager Michael Brown has said his conscience is clear over the incident. The St Louis area is braced for further protests after a jury cleared Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting.
Many places will be dull and damp today with extensive low cloud, mist and hill fog as well as rain and drizzle.
The heavier rain should become largely confined to eastern parts.
It will be mostly dry in the northwest with some sunshine but still the risk of some fog persisting.
Police have used tear gas against protesters near the Ferguson city hall as a second night of demonstrations threaten to escalate into violence.
Protesters have set fire to a police car outside the Ferguson city hall building.
Twenty-four coal miners have died in China following an underground fire, according to state media.
Another 52 people were injured in the disaster at a mine in Liaoning province in the north-east of the country, Xinhua News Agency said.
The mine is said to be run by the state-owned Fuxin Coal Corporation.
China's mines are among the most dangerous in the world, with 1,067 fatalities reported in 2013.
Protesters have clashed with police at a rally in New York, as demonstrations against the decision not to charge a police officer who killed a black teenager continue across the US.