18:49 The Nation: Nation weeps over His Majesty’s departure
18:59 Bangkok Post: HM the King passes away
19:00 KhaoSod: King Bhumibol, Monarch and Father to Millions, 88
19:10 PM Prayuth making an announcement on Thai TV now
Associated Press: Thai prime minister says Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn will be the new monarch in accordance with the constitution.
Bangkok Post website turns black and white
19:36 BBC on TV apparently blocked in Thailand. Reports were that discussion of the event included “political analysis.”
UK Govt travel advice for Thailand: …behave respectfully when in public areas; if possible, wear sombre and respectful clothing when in public…
21:40 Nine minutes of silence in parliament
AFP: Thai PM says crown prince seeks delay in proclaiming him king
22:00 In Bangkok there is a halo around the moon tonight.
Above: October 14 – Flipping through the TV channels in Thailand this morning: all stations showing footage of HM The King’s life and works
October 14 – Thai TV to return to normal broadcasting tonight
Above: October 14, 15:55 – Soldiers waiting for the procession with HM the King’s body
Above: HM the Queen, largely out of sight since suffering a stroke in 2012, glimpsed in the procession