What is acid rain? Why is it harmful to us?
Explain circumstances leading to acid rain. How does acid rain affect us?

The industries release pollutants like sulphur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide. These gases react with the water vapour present in the atmosphere to form sulphuric acid and nitric acid. These come down with the rain, making the rain acidic also known as Acid rain.

Acid rain is harmful to us because it destroys buildings and damages crops and trees.
  • It affects the monuments like Taj Mahal.
  • It spoils the growth of plants.
  • It causes irritation of the eyes in human beings.

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