THE monsoon conditions of the early hours of Wednesday posed so many terrible problems for people trying to travel, but it also caused so many nightmare situations for residents throughout the the whole Cowdenbeath-Lochgelly area.

And one of them is popular Cardenden man, Chris King, who woke up around 3pm to hear water rushing through his home.

The force of the water has completely destroyed his flooring, kitchen units, cooker, furniture and fittings.

Chris is a single dad with his young teenage daughter living with him.

Local councillor Rosemary Liewald said last night: "He is a well respected local builder, however, it is the charity fundraising that really makes this young man stand out .

"For many years Chris has been involved in boxing and his reputation as a coach goes far and wide throughout Fife, and he has put that training to use over several years in raising thousands of pounds for Cancer Research UK.

"The matches and events that he has helped organise have helped to donate thousands to this worthy cause.

"Chris now finds himself in a situation where, with no contents insurance, he has lost thousands and will have to rebuild a home for himself and his daughter.

"Within hours of the flood friends have come forward and set up “A JUST GIVING PAGE". This page has been set up by Kerry Milne, who Chris trained for many years.

"I commend the efforts of family and friends in their work to help this great fella who over the years has helped raise thousand for others and now deserves the helping hand he is getting."

The link to the just giving page is utm_term=b4dYM6GzY&fbclid=IwAR2LWCqrPNkaGpcPBLALbwpO2K090YOM3Au-KgTNRNgzgkqscIHfcU_i5eM

Meanwhile intrepid Lochgelly amateur photographer, Derek Johnstone, found so many incredible scenes early on Wednesday.

He told the Times: "I don't think I have ever scene the volume of rain which fell over four or five hours early on Wednesday.

"I knew of a few of our local trouble spots which were bound to get difficult so I went out to have a look and what I found at Glencraig was unbelievable.

"The water was literally feet thick covering the sign to the village and some vehicles had to be abandoned such was the depth and then disappeared!

"There were also major issues in Cardenden while parts of Lochgelly and Cowdenbeath were also passable only with care and the story was the same in Benarty."

Derek's pictures show some of the sights he came across.