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Typhoon Etau, packing winds of more than 100 kph, brought torrential rains, floods and landslides to three western prefectures, leaving 13 people dead and around 10 people missing, police said Monday.

Of the victims, 12 were residents of Hyogo, including Takeharu Hirooka, a 54-year-old municipal official in Sayo whose body was found in a submerged car early Monday.

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