The following are effects of air pollution on environments:
- Gases emitted from some factories contain some substances which corrode the roofs of houses and metal surfaces.
- Some gases from factories contain substances which make plants wither or main or kill animals.
- Inhalation of smoke and soot particles leads to discomfort and irritation of the respiratory system.
- Smoke and soot discolor buildings and plants making them ugly.
- Gases emitted from factories may contain poisonous substances which may lead to poor health of people when inhaled.
- Smoke and smog reduce visibility which may lead to road accidents.
- Some gases released into the atmosphere combine with moisture to form acid rains which is harmful to life and property.
- Gases or excess carbon dioxide increase the temperatures affecting the climate of the affected area. This may also lead to depletion of the Ozone layer.
- The dust that on plants inhibits photosynthesis