2018, 30th Silver Jubilee Award for Best Research Paper in 2017, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, India.
2007 (Jan-Jun), Research Fellowship, Analysis of Hadley Centre Climate Model, Met Office Hadley Centre, United Kingdom
2005, Best Paper Award for Poster Presentation, 1st Prof. R. Ananthakrishnan Memorial Conference, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, India
2002, University First Rank in M.Tech (Atmospheric Sciences), Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India
2002, Joint CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) for Lectureship in Earth Sciences, conducted by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research – University Grants Commission (CSIR-UGC), India.
Professional Recognition: Reviewed Manuscripts for the Journals
Global and Planetary Change
Pure and Applied Geophysics
Journal of Earth System Science
International Journal of Climatology
Theoretical and Applied Climatology
Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics
Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment
Membership of Learned Societies
Indian Meteorological Society (LM-1350)
Ocean Society of India (LM-209)
University of Leipzig, Germany (1-4 Sep 2017)
Conference on Earth System Modelling (4ICESM), Hamburg, Germany (28 Aug – 1 Sept 2017)
CORDEX 2013, Brussels, Belgium (4-7 Nov 2013)
CORDEX-East Asia, Jeju, Republic of Korea (6-8 Nov 2012)
Conference on Earth System Modelling (3ICESM), Hamburg, Germany (17-21 Sept 2012)
APN SA-SRC Meeting (16-17 Jan 2012) and Workshop (18–19 Jan 2012), Paro, Bhutan
Asian and African Summer Monsoon, International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Italy (11-15 Aug 2008)
Asian Summer Monsoon in Hadley Centre Climate Model, Met Office Hadley Centre, United Kingdom (13 Jan 2007 to 29 June 2007)
31. Kripalani R.H., Ha Kyung-Ja, Ho Chang-Hoi, Oh Jai-Ho, Preethi B., Mujumdar M., Prabhu A., Erratic Asian summer monsoon 2020: COVID‑19 lockdown initiatives possible cause for these episodes?, Climate Dynamics, 59, September 2022, DOI:10.1007/s00382-021-06042-x, 1339–1352
30. Prasanna V., Preethi B., Oh J., Kim I., Woo S., Performance of CMIP5 atmospheric general circulation model simulations over the Asian summer monsoon region, Global and Planetary Change, 194: 103298, November 2020, DOI:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2020.103298, 1-24
29. Preethi B., R. Ramya, S. K. Patwardhan, M. Mujumdar, R. H. Kripalani (2019) Variability of Indian summer monsoon droughts in CMIP5 climate models. Climate Dynamics, 53: 1937–1962, doi:10.1007/s00382-019-04752-x
28. Vaid B. H., B. Preethi, R. H. Kripalani (2018) Asymmetric influence of the South China Sea biweekly SST on the abnormal Indian Monsoon rainfall of 2002. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 175: 4625–4642, doi:10.1007/s00024-018-1934-6.
27. PreethiB., M. Mujumdar, R. H. Kripalani, A. Prabhu, R. Krishnan (2017), Recent trends and teleconnections among South and East Asian monsoons in a warming environment. Climate Dynamics, 48: 2489-2505, DOI:10.1007/s00382-016-3218-0.
26. Preethi B., M. Mujumdar, A. Prabhu, R. H. Kripalani (2017), Variability and Teleconnections of South and East Asian Summer Monsoons in Present and Future Projections of CMIP5 Climate Models Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 53: 305-325, DOI:10.1007/s13143-017-0034-3.
25. Prabhu A., R. H. Kripalani, J. Oh, B. Preethi (2017), Can the Southern Annular mode influence the Korean summer monsoon rainfall. Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 53: 217-228, DOI:10.1007/s13143-017-0029-0.
24. Mujumdar M., K. P. Sooraj, R. Krishnan, B. Preethi, M. K. Joshi, H. Varikoden, B. B. Singh, M. Rajeevan (2017), Anomalous convective activity over sub-tropical east Pacific during 2015 and associated boreal summer monsoon teleconnections. Climate Dynamics, 48: 4081-4091, DOI:10.1007/s00382-016-3321-2.
23. Revadekar J.V., H. Varikoden, B. Preethi, M. Mujumdar (2016), Precipitation extremes during Indian summer monsoon: role of cyclonic disturbances. Natural Hazards, 81: 1611-1625, DOI:10.1007/s11069-016-2148-9.
22. Prabhu A., R. H. Kripalani, B. Preethi, G. Pandithurai (2016), Potential role of the February–March Southern Annular Mode on the Indian summer monsoon rainfall: a new perspective. Climate Dynamics, 47:1 161-1179, DOI:10.1007/s00382-015-2894-5.
21. Joseph P. V., G. Bindu, B. Preethi (2016), Impact of the upper tropospheric cooling trend over Central Asia on the Indian summer monsoon rainfall and the Bay of Bengal cyclone tracks. Current Science, 110: 2105-2113, DOI:10.18520/cs/v110/i11/2105-2113.
20. Varikoden H., J.V Revadekar, Y. Choudhary, B. Preethi (2015), Droughts of Indian summer monsoon associated with El Niño and Non-El Niño years. International Journal of Climatology, 35: 1916-1925, DOI:10.1002/joc.4097.
19. Preethi B., T.P. Sabin, J.A. Adedoyin, K. Ashok (2015), Impacts of ENSO Modoki and other tropical Indo-Pacific climate drivers on African rainfall. Scientific Reports. DOI:10.1038/srep16653.
18. Kolusu S. R., V. Prasanna, B. Preethi (2014), Simulation of Indian summer monsoon intra-seasonal oscillations using WRF regional atmospheric model. International Journal of Earth and Atmospheric Science, 1: 35-53.
17. Dhorde A. G., M. Zarenistanak, R. H. Kripalani, B. Preethi (2014), Precipitation analysis over southwest Iran: Trends and projections. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 124: 205-216, DOI:10.1007/s00703-014-0313-9.
16. Varikoden H., B.Preethi(2013), Wet and dry years of Indian summer monsoon and its relation with Indo-Pacific sea surface temperatures. InternationalJournalofClimatology, 33: 1761-1771, DOI:10.1002/joc.3547.
15. Roxy M., Y. Tanimoto, B.Preethi, P. Terray and R. Krishnan (2013), Intraseasonal SST-precipitation relationship and its spatial variability over the tropical summer monsoon region. ClimateDynamics, 41: 45-61, DOI:10.1007/s00382-012-1547-1.
14. PreethiB., J. V. Revadekar (2013), Kharif foodgrain yield and daily summer monsoon precipitation over India. InternationalJournalofClimatology, 33: 1978-1986, DOI:10.1002/joc.3565.
13. Patil S. D., B.Preethi, S. D. Bansod, H. N. Singh, J. V. Revadekar, A. A. Munot (2013), On the association between pre-monsoon aerosol and all-India summer monsoon rainfall. JournalofAtmosphericandSolar-TerrestrialPhysics, 102: 1-7. DOI:10.1016/j.jastp.2013.04.006.
12. Niranjan Kumar K., M. Rajeevan, D. S. Pai, A. K. Srivastava B. Preethi (2013), On the observed variability of monsoon droughts over India. WeatherandClimateExtremes, 1: 42-50, DOI:10.1016/j.wace.2013.07.006.
11. Varikoden H., B.Preethi, J. V. Revadekar (2012), Diurnal and spatial variation of Indian summer monsoon rainfall using Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission rain rate. JournalofHydrology, 475: 248-258, DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.09.056.
10. Revadekar J. V., B. Preethi (2012), Statistical analysis of the relationship between summer monsoon precipitation and foodgrain yield over India. International Journal of Climatology, 32: 419-429, DOI:10.1002/joc.2282.
9. Rajeevan M., C. K. Unnikrishnan, B. Preethi (2012), Evaluation of the ENSEMBLES multi-model seasonal forecasts of Indian summer monsoon variability. Climate Dynamics, 38: 2257–2274, DOI:10.1007/s00382-011-1061-x.
8. Mujumdar M., B.Preethi, T. P. Sabin, K. Ashok, S. Saeed, D. S. Pai, R. Krishnan (2012), The Asian summer monsoon response to the La Niña event of 2010. MeteorologicalApplications, 19: 216–225. DOI:10.1002/met.1301.
7. Varikoden H., B. Preethi, A. A. Samah, C. A. Babu (2011), Seasonal variation of rainfall characteristics in different intensity classes over peninsular Malaysia. Journal of Hydrology, 404: 99-108, DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.04.021.
6. Preethi B., J. V. Revadekar, R. H. Kripalani (2011), Anomalous behaviour of the Indian summer monsoon 2009. Journal of Earth System Science, 120: 783-794, DOI:10.1007/s12040-011-0112-3.
5. Preethi B., J. V. Revadekar, A. A. Munot (2011), Extremes in summer monsoon precipitation over India during 2001-2009 using CPC high resolution data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32: 717-735, DOI:10.1080/01431161.2010.517795.
4. Pradhan P. K., B. Preethi, K. Ashok, R. Krishnan, A. K. Sahai (2011), Modoki, Indian Ocean Dipole and Western North Pacific typhoons: Possible implications for extreme events. Journal of Geophysical Research, D18108, DOI:10.1029/2011JD015666.
3. Munot A. A., S. D. Patil, B. Preethi, N. Singh (2011), Seasonal behaviour of NCEP-NCAR longwave cloud radiative forcing and its relationship with all-India summer monsoon rainfall. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32: 1421-1430, DOI:10.1080/01431160903551371.
2. Preethi B., R. H. Kripalani, K. Krishna Kumar (2010), Indian summer monsoon rainfall variability in global coupled ocean-atmospheric models. Climate Dynamics, 35: 1521-1539, DOI:10.1007/s00382-009-0657-x.
1. Preethi B., J. V. Revadekar (2009), Impact of summer monsoon precipitation on winter crop yields across India. IUP Journal of Soil and Water Sciences, 2: 7-18.
Proceedings, Books, Research Reports
8. Krishnan R., B. Singh, R. Vellore, M. Mujumdar, P. Swapna, A. Choudhury, M. Singh, B. Preethi, M. Rajeevan (2015), A short perspective on the Mascarene High and the abnormal Indian Monsoon during 2015. The Indian Ocean Bubble 2. Issue No. 4, pp. 17-18 (http://www.incois.gov.in/portal/iioe/bubble.jsp).
7. Varikoden H., B. B. Singh, K. P. Sooraj, M. K. Joshi, B. Preethi, M. Mujumdar, M. Rajeevan (2015), Large Scale Features of Southwest Monsoon during 2015. A research report on the 2015 Southwest Monsoon. pp. 2-13. Editors: M. Mujumdar, C. Gnanaseelan, M. Rajeevan. ISSN 0252-1075. ESSO/IITM/SERP/SR/02(2015)/185.
6. Goswami B.N., H.P. Borgaonkar, R.H. Kripalani, B. Preethi (2015), Multi-decadal variability in Indian summer monsoon rainfall using proxy data. Book Chapter of 'Climate Change, Multi-decadal and Beyond', World Scientific Series on Asia-Pacific Weather and Climate: Volume 6. Editors: C.P. Chang, M. Ghil, M. Latif, J.M. Wallace. ISBN: 978-981-4579-92-6.
5. PreethiB., R. H. Kripalani, M. Mujumdar (2012), Teleconnections of Summer Monsoon Variability over South and East Asia: CMIP3 and CMIP5 Simulations and Projections. Proceedings of SecondInternationalWorkshoponCORDEX-EastAsia. National Institute of Meteorological Research / Korea Meteorological Administration. Section 5, pp. 19.
4. Kripalani R. H., B. Preethi (2012), East Asian Summer Monsoon. CMIP3 and CMIP5 Simulations and Projections. Proceedings ofSecond International Workshop on CORDEX-East Asia. National Institute of Meteorological Research / Korea Meteorological Administration. Section 5, pp. 20.
3. Patwardhan, S. K., K. Krishna Kumar, K. Kamala, B. Preethi, J. V. Revadekar, K. Rupa Kumar (2008), Characteristics of Indian Summer Monsoon in the warming Scenario. Understanding and Forecasting of Monsoons. pp 150-157. Ed. P. N. Vinayachandran. Published by NAM S&T Centre, New Delhi, 2008, ISBN-81-7035-522-2.
2. Preethi, B. K. Krishna Kumar (2006), Evaluation of NCEP GFS Reforecast Skills for the Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall. Proceedings of 'National Symposium on Role of Meteorology in National Development'. TROPMET 2006, Vol. 2., g48.
1. Patwardhan, S. K., K. Krishna Kumar, K. Kamala, B. Preethi, J. V. Revadekar, K. Rupa Kumar (2005), Characteristics of Indian Summer Monsoon in the warming Scenario. Proceedings of International Roundtable on Understanding and Prediction of Monsoons, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Guidance to Students
Name of Student
Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala
M.Tech. Atmospheric Sciences
Jul 2017 to Apr 2018
Shyno Susan John
Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala