‘London Bridge is downward” is the code to gesture Queen Elizabeth II’s death. As a result, the Royal Family’s website will be twisted black and news journalists will also put on black on camera.
Her 71-year-old son will turn out to be King Charles III following the passing away of the monarch.
According to a story in Guardian, the last occasion a British monarch died, 65 years before, the demise of George VI was conveyed in a code word, “Hyde commons Corner”, to Buckingham Palace, to prevent switchboard operators from judgment out.
“For Elizabeth II, the diagram for what happens next is recognized as “London Bridge.” The prime minister will be knowledgeable and civil servants will say “London Bridge is downward” on secure appearance
The account said from the Foreign Office’s Global Response Centre the news will go out to the 15 governments outside the UK where the Queen is also the head of condition and the 36 other nations of the Commonwealth for whom she has served as a representational figurehead.