Smog lies over Almaty, Kazakhstan on January 12, 2014. (60/77) List item Submitted to "Bizarre Photos from the Past That Show How Weird our History was" Approved 1k Views Such smog is the result of a temperature inversion, in which several factors cause an area’s warm air to rise above its cold air, which is then trapped, along with any pollution, below. Item navigation Previous submission Next submission View full list Written by Jacob Aberto Sincere, friendly, curious, ambitious, enthusiast. I'm a content crafter and social media expert. I love Classic Movies because their dialogue, scenery and stories are awesome. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.