# List the sources of noise pollution in your surroundings.

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Hint The presence of harmful materials in the atmosphere is called pollution. Continuous exposure to very loud noises can cause many physical and mental impacts on humans and animals. The sounds that are not harmful to humans fall under the range of $70dB$. There are many sources of noise pollution around us.

The sources of noise pollution are:
-Using loudspeakers for announcements and programs.
-Using the horns of vehicles unnecessarily.
-Bursting of crackers during festivals and other ceremonies.
-Operating heavy machinery for construction and many other purposes.
-The loud noise of landing and take-off of planes near the airport.
-The loud noise of trains and crowds in railway stations.
-The loud noise of machinery, fans, mills, compressors, generators, etc. in large factories.
-Playing television, music players, computers, stereo, etc loudly at home.
-Home appliances like mixer grinders, vacuum cleaners, lawnmowers, dishwashers, etc.
-Loud noises of traffic.