Noise pollution – It is also called as environmental noise or sound pollution which is harmful effects on the activity of human or animal life. The disturbance produced in our environment by the unwanted loud sounds of several kinds is called noise pollution. People use various electrical gadgets at home for his own comfort and all these gadgets produce noise. Noise pollution is one of the main pollution in various metro cities. There are several marriages and parties are organized and use DJ song which also creates noise pollution. Transports and vehicles are day by day increases which also increase the noise pollution in big cities. Companies use big machines in several factories for production of several kinds of products which produces noise pollution. This type of pollution is harmful for the health of people.
There is a high noise levels may harmful for heart diseases and an increased incidence of coronary artery disease.[This type of pollution can cause high stress levels, hearing loss, hypertension, tinnitus,, sleep disturbances, and other harmful and disturbing effects. The construction works of a house, road, bridges and many more create noise pollution in cities and towns.
Sources of noise pollution – There are several sources of noise pollution which are discussed below –
- In factories – Most of the factories and industries use several types of small and big machines. These machines create loud and irritating noise of different kinds which produces a lot of noise pollution which is also harmful for workers in the factory.
- In Homes – There are several sources which produce noise pollution in home such as washing machine, television, cooler, mixer-cum grinder, vacuum cleaner, and old fans. Some celebrations and festivals, social functions such as religious functions, marriages and parties which use loud speakers and DJ song which are the sources of noise pollution at home.
- In transport – There are several means of transports which produce a lot of noise pollution in big cities. The increase in private transport such as cars, motor cycles, and many more are increases day by day which increase the noise pollution in several big cities. The public transport such as train, buses, and trucks are also produce noise pollution. The landings, take-off, and flying of airplanes is also another source of noise pollution in metro cities