What Are Natural Hazards? Categories & Types

Natural hazards are naturally occurring physical phenomena caused either by rapid or slow onset events which might have a negative effect on humans or the environment; these events can be can be geophysical,¬†hydrological,¬†climatological, meteorological, or biological.   Classification Of Natural Hazards Geophysical hazards:¬†These are hazards driven by geological (i.e. Earth) processes, in particular, plate tectonics….